proletarianize

verb pro·le·tar·i·an·ize \ ˌprō-lə-ˈter-ē-ə-ˌnīz \

Definition of proletarianize

proletarianized; proletarianizing
: to reduce to a proletarian status or level

proletarianization

play \ˌprō-lə-ˌter-ē-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of proletarianize

1887

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up proletarianize? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!