Lower-class meaning

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A class of people in a society characterized by low incomes, low level of education, high unemployment and, as a result of these, a low social status.
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The socioeconomic class or classes of lower than middle rank in a society.
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The social class below the middle class; working class.
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Not of the elite, of the peasantry or working-class.

The lower-class people have little chance of advancement.

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Unrefined.

His lower-class tastes tended to run to three-stooges movies and cheap drink.

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