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Meaning of PROLETARIAT

Pronunciation:  `prowli'tehreeut

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"
 

PROLETARIAT is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: labor, labour, working class
 
 See Also: class, labor force, labor pool, prole, proletarian, social class, socio-economic class, worker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prol`e*ta"ri*at\, n. [F.]
The indigent class in the State; the body of proletarians.

 

 

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