salariat

noun
sa·​lar·​i·​at | \ sə-ˈler-ē-ət \

Definition of salariat

: the class or body of salaried persons usually as distinguished from wage earners

First Known Use of salariat

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for salariat

French, from salaire salary (from Latin salarium) + -ariat (as in prolétariat proletariat)

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The first known use of salariat was in 1917

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