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lumpenproletariat

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Noun
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lum=pen=pro=le=tar=i=at

CIDE DICTIONARY

lumpenproletariatn. 
     the lowest level of the proletariat, comprising unskilled workers, the unemployed, and the dispossessed, alienated from the class with with they would normally identify and having little or no class solidarity; -- an important element in Marxist theory.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lumpenproletariat, n. (esp. in Marxist terminology) the unorganized and unpolitical lower orders of society, not interested in revolutionary advancement.

Derivative
lumpen adj.
Etymology
G f. Lumpen rag, rogue: see PROLETARIAT

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