Definition of 'stratum'
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This seems to extend to all strata of society. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is a standard of behaviour and manners that is recognisable in any strata of society. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The audience members spanned a surprisingly large number of age groups and social strata. In God's Country: travels in the Bible belt, USA. (1989)My books deal with people of many social strata. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Yet it was precisely this middle position that allowed her to reach all strata of society as few others could or did. Christianity Today (2000)He was interested in the romance of peeling billboard signs and crisp wooden walls, layered like geological strata. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Much of what we know today about shops in the eighteenth century comes either from the higher strata of life or is sketchy at best. Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain (2006)A few social strata down they were more worried about splitting the names of dead brothers between columns in the name of symmetry. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The main task of this work is to identify the contours of this process as it has worked itself out through various strata of American society. Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994)They are from all walks of life, all social strata, they are both men and women. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)I also wanted a character who can shuttle across the various layers and social strata of a place, as a detective can. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'stratum'
British English: stratum NOUN
A stratum of society is a group of people in it who are similar in their education, income, or social status.
It was an enormous task that affected every stratum of society.
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