salariat

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noun sa·lar·i·at \sə-ˈler-ē-ət\

Definition of salariat

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

Origin and Etymology of salariat

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


First Known Use: 1917


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