second-class

ADJECTIVE
  1. of inferior status or quality
    a second-class citizen
    second-class accommodations
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How To Use second-class In A Sentence

  • Too many airlines treat our children as second-class citizens.
  • The cost of a second-class stamp was cut by 1p in April 1999, while first-class stamps went up by 1p in 2000.
  • Book into first or second-class air-conditioned carriages unless you are feeling intrepid. Times, Sunday Times
  • Buying second-class stamps could save you money this Christmas without delaying your cards to loved ones, according to the post watchdog.
  • ‘The dissimilitude between the terms ‘civil marriage’ and ‘civil union’ is not innocuous: it is a considered choice of language that reflects a demonstrable assigning of same-sex, largely homosexual couples to second-class status.
  • The generous outreach to Sunnis is widely viewed as a profound betrayal by Bahrain's rulers and feeds Shiite perceptions of second-class status and being under siege from what they call a "mercenary" security force. The Seattle Times
  • If college degrees remain an entree to wealth and status in the 21st century, males may have to get used to the same second-class status that American women so long endured, as highly educated females become the majority among the nation's intellectual, economic, and even power elite.
  • The effect of this order was to confer second-class citizenship on the proud Washington.
  • If college degrees remain an entree to wealth and status in the 21st century, males may have to get used to the same second-class status that American women so long endured, as highly educated females become the majority among the nation's intellectual, economic, and even power elite.
  • We were second-class citizens and they treated us as such.
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