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proletariat

noun

Definition of PROLETARIAT

people looked down upon as ignorant and of the lowest class <the Bolsheviks believed that Russia's discontented proletariat made that nation ripe for revolution>
Near Antonyms elect, establishment; gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), nobility, peerage

February 27, 2015
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