proletarianize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1887 to reduce to a proletarian status or level • proletarianization noun

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  • proletarianize — (Amer.) v. become a member of the working class, transform into a member of the proletariat (also proletarianise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proletarianize — [prō΄lə ter′ēə nīz΄] vt. proletarianized, proletarianizing to make, or treat as, proletarian proletarianization n …   English World dictionary

  • proletarianize — proletarianization, n. /proh li tair ee euh nuyz /, v.t., proletarianized, proletarianizing. 1. to convert or transform into a member or members of the proletariat: to proletarianize the middle class. 2. to change to or adopt (the language,… …   Universalium

  • proletarianize — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷əˌnīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: proletarian (I) + ize : to cause to undergo proletarianization has proletarianized the ruling minority Atlantic * * * proletarianization, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • proletarianize — verb To turn a person or group of people into proletariat. The industrial revolution proletarianized small farmers …   Wiktionary

  • proletarianize — pro·le·tar·i·an·ize …   English syllables

  • proletarianized — proletarianize (Amer.) v. become a member of the working class, transform into a member of the proletariat (also proletarianise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proletarianizes — proletarianize (Amer.) v. become a member of the working class, transform into a member of the proletariat (also proletarianise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proletarianizing — proletarianize (Amer.) v. become a member of the working class, transform into a member of the proletariat (also proletarianise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proletarize — ˌprōləˈteˌrīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: proletary + ize : proletarianize * * * proletarization, n. /proh li tair uyz/, v.t., proletarized, proletarizing. to proletarianize. Also, esp. Brit., proletarise …   Useful english dictionary

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