Lower Middle Class


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Lower Middle Class

1. The economic demographic including persons who earn more than the working class but less than the upper middle class. Members of the lower middle class may have some degree of job security and commonly have at least some college education. Teachers, accountants and many small business owners fall into the lower middle class.

2. An alternate term for the working class, in which case middle class refers to the lower middle class described above.
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All the time Fyne felt subtly in that man's manner a derisive disapproval of everything that was not lower middle class, a profound respect for money, a mean sort of contempt for speculators that fail, and a conceited satisfaction with his own respectable vulgarity.
Fyne explained to me with precision that he evidently belonged to what is most respectable in the lower middle classes. He was calm and slow in his speech.
The lower middle class, the small manufacturer, the shopkeeper, the artisan, the peasant, all these fight against the bourgeoisie, to save from extinction their existence as fractions of the middle class.
Dickens was the novelist of the poor, the shabby genteel, and the lower middle class. It has been said many times that in all his novels he never drew for us a single gentleman, and that is very nearly true.
Himself sprung from the lower middle class, and thoroughly acquainted with the life of the poor and apparently of sufferers in all ranks, he is one of the most moving spokesmen whom they have ever had.
Cecil, who had his full share of mediaeval mischievousness, replied that the physique of the lower middle classes was improving at a most appalling rate.
After a meeting of Anjuman-i-Kashtkaraan held here on Wednesday at the hujra (guesthouse) of Noshad Ali Khan in Katlang locality, its president Niamat Shah Roghani said that majority of sugar cane farmers belonged to the lower middle class and they needed to get a suitable price for their crop.
He said majority of rickshaw drivers belonged to lower middle class and every effort would be made to facilitate them.
Commercial vehicles are for customers who belong to the middle or lower middle class and due to restriction on their purchase, the production of many automobile manufacturing companies, including local and international, has slowed down.
Motorcycle is a transport of lower middle class people and they should not be victimised at all.
Thus, some 20 percent can be classified as 'poor,' 45 percent as 'lower middle class,' and 35 percent 'upper middle class.' There were really few rich households participating in the surveys.
Tenders are invited for Vehicles - LOT 11 - Lower middle class passenger vehicle.

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