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class-warfare

class-war·fare
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klas, klahs wawr-fair]
    • /klæs, klɑs ˈwɔrˌfɛər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klas, klahs wawr-fair]
    • /klæs, klɑs ˈwɔrˌfɛər/

Definitions of class-warfare word

  • noun class-warfare Also called class conflict. conflict between different classes in a community resulting from different social or economic positions and reflecting opposed interests. 1
  • noun class-warfare Also called class war, class warfare. (in Marxist thought) the struggle for political and economic power carried on between capitalists and workers. 1

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Origin of class-warfare

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
First recorded in 1840-50

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Parts of speech for Class-warfare

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

class-warfare popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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