caste in English

Pronunciation
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

Example Sentences

A half-caste, in a ragged turban and a shabby ulster, grinned a hideous greeting as he thrust a bottle of brandy and two tumblers in front of them.
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but danger, weariness, and the uncertainty of triumph had for the time being brought officers and men nearer together, obliterating caste distinction.
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his assistant Greek, the stable boy English, the kitchen servants Chinas (natives), Galicians or Italians, and among the workers there are many castes and laws...
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while his family maintained a separate existence, separated from the civilians by the superciliousness of military caste; but at heart, he was always the good German, of patriarchal attitudes,
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which incessantly manufactures new titles in order to satisfy the thirst for honors of a people divided into castes, were enumerated with delight by the old Romantica.
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And Mowgli had not the faintest idea of the difference that caste makes between man and man.
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That was very shocking, too, for the potter is a low-caste man, and his donkey is worse.
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The half-caste gave him a sidelong glance.
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Studies show that marriages between people from similar backgrounds last longer and are happier than cross-caste liaisons.
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Usually a prosperous caste succeeded in raising its rank in the ritual hierarchy.
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Synonyms

standing: order, rank, level, dignity, station

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