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proletarian

  
,   (less commonly)   proletary  
      adj  
1    of, relating, or belonging to the proletariat  
      n   pl   , -tarians, -taries  
2    a member of the proletariat  
     (C17: from Latin proletarius one whose only contribution to the state was his offspring, from proles offspring)  
  proletarianism      n  
  proletarianness      n  
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proletarian

  
1   
      adj   cloth-cap     (informal)   common, plebeian, working-class  
2   
      n   commoner, Joe Bloggs     (Brit. informal)   man of the people, pleb, plebeian, prole     (derogatory slang, chiefly Brit.)   worker  

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