downward mobility

Related formsdownwardly mobile, adjective
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  • Also downwardly-mobile: Joshua, Daniel, and Anthony, while Alexander and William leapt up along with second-place Ethan.

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British Dictionary definitions for downwardly-mobile

downward mobility

noun
  1. sociol the movement of an individual, social group, or class to a lower statusCompare upward mobility See also horizontal mobility, vertical mobility
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