Middle+class

  • 1 middle-class — middle class …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 2 middle class — middle class, middle classes In many ways this is the least satisfactory term which attempts in one phrase to define a class sharing common work and market situations. The middle stratum of industrial societies has expanded so much in the last… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 3 middle class — ♦♦♦ middle classes 1) N COUNT COLL: usu the N The middle class or middle classes are the people in a society who are not working class or upper class. Business people, managers, doctors, lawyers, and teachers are usually regarded as middle class …

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  • 4 Middle class — Middle Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 middle-class — adjective * belonging or relating to the middle class: a young poet from a middle class home a. middle class attitudes and behavior are conservative ones that people consider to be typical of the middle class: people with middle class tastes …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 middle-class — adj 1.) typical of people who are educated and work in professional jobs ▪ a middle class family ▪ They lived a comfortable middle class life. 2.) middle class attitudes and ideas are typical of middle class people and are often concerned with… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 middle-class — adj 1.) typical of people who are educated and work in professional jobs ▪ a middle class family ▪ They lived a comfortable middle class life. 2.) middle class attitudes and ideas are typical of middle class people and are often concerned with… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 middle class — n the social class that includes people who are educated and work in professional jobs, for example teachers or managers →↑lower class, upper class ↑upper class, working class ↑working class ▪ This led to the creation of a new, affluent middle… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 middle class — n the social class that includes people who are educated and work in professional jobs, for example teachers or managers →↑lower class, upper class ↑upper class, working class ↑working class ▪ This led to the creation of a new, affluent middle… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 Middle Class — Datos generales Origen Santa Ana, California, USA Información artística Género(s) Punk rock, hardcore punk …

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  • 11 middle-class — middle classness, n. /mid l klas , klahs /, adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the middle class; bourgeois: middle class taste; middle class morality. [1890 95] * * * …

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  • 12 middle class — n. the social class between the aristocracy or very wealthy and the lower working class: people in business and the professions, highly skilled workers, well to do farmers, etc. are now generally included in the middle class: see also BOURGEOISIE …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 middle class — 1766 (n.); as an adjective, characteristic of the middle class (depreciative) it dates from 1893 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 middle class — /midəlˈklas, ingl. ˈmɪd(J)lkl2:s/ [loc. ingl., comp. di middle «medio» e class «classe»] loc. sost. f. inv. ceto medio, borghesia …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 15 middle-class — [mid′ lklas΄] adj. of, having to do with, or characteristic of the middle class: often used variously to connote conventional, smug, materialistic, etc. attitudes …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 middle class — index average (midmost) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 17 middle class — ► NOUN ▪ the social group between the upper and working classes; professional and business people …

    English terms dictionary

  • 18 Middle class — Sociology …

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  • 19 middle-class — the middle class UK US noun [S] (also the middle classes) ► ECONOMICS the social group that consists of well educated people, such as doctors, lawyers, and teachers, who are neither very rich nor very poor: lower/upper middle class »The upper… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 20 Middle Class — Individuals who fall between the working class and the upper class within a societal hierarchy. In Western cultures, persons in the middle class tend to have a higher proportion of college degrees than those in the working class, have more income …

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