social class

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social class

a grouping of people with similar values, interests, income, education, and occupations.

social class

1. Social standing or position. Synonym: socioeconomic status
2. A group of people with shared culture, privilege, or position.
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As for those who believe in and support such a class system, there must be something wrong with their characters.
There is certainly a connection between this discriminating class system and failure, and needs no great effort to be made obvious.
Once those who believe in such a racist class system become prominent figures in their society, they will try to spread their ideas and make use of them to gain personal interests.
Those who oppose the regime or individual ruler are often subject to harassment through different means, one of which may be degrading them by using the class system to the ruling regime's advantage.
Even assuming you could tax commercial higher than residential, there becomes a question of how much more," said Leistman, who represents the commercial properties for tax certiorari, and whose office brought the previous lawsuit against initial the class system.
It was a class system in all its Euro-Canadian splendor.
As explained above the present use class system allows uses of land and buildings to be changed without the need for a planning permission.
Under current Government plans to reform the use class system by next summer, Class A3 (food and drink) would be confined to cafes and restaurants, pubs and bars placed into a new Class A4, and takeaways consigned to their own A5 use class.
Sun has 7 out of the top ten Divisional class systems and has 6 out of the top ten Enterprise class systems.
Customers running large-scale electronic businesses have expressed their interest in servers that combine the high-performance, scalability and availability of mainframe class systems with the flexibility and economies afforded by Windows platforms," says Jeff Raikes, group vice president of Worldwide Sales and Support at Microsoft.
We are very pleased that our Aluminum plate scanning systems which were launched last year have proven to be the best in class systems representing significant market potential for us.