- Also called class conflict. conflict between different classes in a community resulting from different social or economic positions and reflecting opposed interests.
- Also called class war, class warfare. (in Marxist thought) the struggle for political and economic power carried on between capitalists and workers.
Origin of class struggle
First recorded in 1840–50
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- the class struggle marxism the continual conflict between the capitalist and working classes for economic and political powerAlso known as: the class war
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