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class–conscious

adjective

Simple Definition of class–conscious

  • : having or showing a lot of awareness about which economic or social level a person is in : thinking that a person's economic or social class is important

Full Definition of class–conscious

  1. 1 :  actively aware of one's common status with others in a particular economic or social level of society

  2. 2 :  believing in class struggle

class consciousness noun

1903

First Known Use of class–conscious

1903


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