proletarianize love

Definitions

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  • v. To turn a person or group of people into proletariat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make proletarian; reduce to a state of proletarianism.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The last time anyone had urged me to forsake my normal life for a run-of-the-mill low-paid job had been in the seventies, when dozens, perhaps hundreds, of sixties radicals started going into the factories to "proletarianize" themselves and organize the working class in the process.

    Nickel and Dimed

  • Another is the extent to which many of my colleagues believe, despite reassurances to the contrary and the ongoing scrutiny of the budget process by a committee of trustworthy people we elected, that any attempt to curtail faculty benefits and privileges even those unequally distributed, as I will discuss below is part of an ongoing conspiracy by the administration to proletarianize the faculty.

    More Annals of the Great Depression: What Divides Us And Why

  • Of course Somalis are resisting the foreign attempts to dump toxic wastes there and to forcibly proletarianize their communities.

    Love and Rage Electronic Edition Part 2

  • I cannot proletarianize my accent or certain of my tastes and beliefs, and I would not if I could.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • Ginsberg says he lives in Harlem, but it's not the Harlem of the Scottsboro Boys and W.C. Handy and the benign insanity of trying to proletarianize Striver's Row; their comrades are not the comrades of the Stewart C.feteria [where the radicals gathered to talk in the 1930s] nor yet of the road, as Kerouac would disingenuously have it, but pick-ups on dark morning streets ....

    VQR

  • the ongoing scrutiny of the budget process by a committee of trustworthy people we elected, that any attempt to curtail faculty benefits and privileges even those unequally distributed, as I will discuss below is part of an ongoing conspiracy by the administration to proletarianize the faculty.

    More Annals of the Great Depression: What Divides Us And Why

  • 'enslave, impoverish and proletarianize' Africans, and consequently undermine the standards of the white workers also '.

    Class & Colour in South Africa - Chapter 15

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