class struggle

noun
variants: or class war or class warfare

Definition of class struggle

: opposition of and contention between social or economic classes especially : such a struggle between or felt to exist between the proletariat and the capitalist classes

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First Known Use of class struggle

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Class struggle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/class%20struggle. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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