propertyless
adjective see property

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • propertyless — adjective a) Without property things owned. How is it, then, that they are obliged to remain homeless, landless, propertyless, resourceless? b) Having no properties attributes or abstract qualities associated with an object …   Wiktionary

  • propertyless — adjective of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers party of the propertyless proletariat G.B.Shaw • Syn: ↑wage earning, ↑working class, ↑blue collar • Similar to: ↑lower class, ↑low class …   Useful english dictionary

  • propertyless — See property. * * * …   Universalium

  • propertyless — prÉ‘pÉ™(r)tɪlɪs / prÉ’p adj. without property, without possessions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • propertyless — prop·er·ty·less …   English syllables

  • propertyless wage-earning working-class blue-collar — low class low class adj. 1. Occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society. Contrasted with {middle class} and {upper class}. [Narrower terms: {propertyless, wage earning, working class, blue collar}] Also See: {lowborn}, {proletarian} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • property — propertyless, n. /prop euhr tee/, n., pl. properties. 1. that which a person owns; the possession or possessions of a particular owner: They lost all their property in the fire. 2. goods, land, etc., considered as possessions: The corporation is… …   Universalium

  • low-class — adj. 1. Occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society. Contrasted with {middle class} and {upper class}. [Narrower terms: {propertyless, wage earning, working class, blue collar}] Also See: {lowborn}, {proletarian}, {propertyless}. Syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • non-U vulgar — low class low class adj. 1. Occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society. Contrasted with {middle class} and {upper class}. [Narrower terms: {propertyless, wage earning, working class, blue collar}] Also See: {lowborn}, {proletarian} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Estates of the realm — Cleric, Knight, and Workman : the three estates in a French medieval illumination The Estates of the realm were the broad social orders of the hierarchically conceived society, recognized in the Middle Ages and Early Modern period in Christian… …   Wikipedia

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