Definitions and translations for "caste"

Definition of caste

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1. A social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth.
2. (Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity.
3. Social status or position conferred by a system based on class.
Lose caste by doing work beneath one's station.
4. In some social insects (such as ants) a physically distinct individual or group of individuals specialized to perform certain functions in the colony.
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English - English - caste

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n. one of the four classes into which Hindu society is separated; class, station, social position; status
v. cast, choose actors (for a play, movie, etc.)
n. caste, class

English - Spanish - caste

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s. casta

English - French - caste

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n. caste, classe sociale fermée observée d'abord en Inde (où la société est divisée en 4 classes sociales); classe, position sociale; statut; clan; groupe social attaché à ses moeurs

English - German - caste

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n. Kaste, gesellschaftliche Stellung

English - Indonesian - caste

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n. kasta

English - Italian - caste

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s. casta; privilegio sociale

English - Polish - caste

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n. kasta

English - Portuguese - caste

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s. casta, posição social

English - Romanian - caste

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n. castă, clasă socială, cerc închis

English - Russian - caste

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с. каста, привилегированный класс

English - Turkish - caste

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i. kast, sosyal sınıf, sosyal sınıflaşma sistem ve ilkeleri

English - Ukrainian - caste

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n. каста, привілейований клас, походження, порода, система: кастова система

French - English - caste

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(f) n. caste, class

English - Dutch - caste

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zn. kaste, afgesloten sociale klasse

English - Greek - caste

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ουσ. κοινωνική τάξη

French - Spanish - caste

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1. (général) casta (f)
2. (coterie) camarilla (f); tertulia (f); círculo (m)

French - German - caste

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n. kaste

French - Italian - caste

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1. (général) casta (f)
2. (coterie) cricca (f); circolo ristretto

French - Portuguese - caste

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1. (général) casta (f)
2. (coterie) panelinha (f) {informal}; círculo social

French - Russian - caste

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n. каста (f)

French - Turkish - caste

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[la] kast

French - Dutch - caste

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1. (général) kaste (m/f)
2. (coterie) coterie (f); kliek (m/f)

English - Arabic - caste

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‏طبقة إجتماعية، علامة الطائفة، طائفة إجتماعية هندية، نظام الطوائف الجماعية‏

English - Chinese - caste

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(名) 印度的世袭阶级; 种姓制度; 社会团体

English - Chinese - caste

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(名) 印度的世襲階級; 種姓制度; 社會團體

English - Hindi - caste

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n. जाति, वर्ण

English - Japanese - caste

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(名) カースト, ヒンズー教の世襲的な社会階級; 社会的地位; 身分

English - Korean - caste

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명. 카스트 제도, 인도의 계급제도; 사회적 지위, 사회적 계급

English - Vietnamese - caste

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n. giai cấp riêng biệt ở xã hội ấn độ
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Synonyms for caste
standing: order, rank, level, dignity, station