English to Afrikaans Meaning :: plebeian

Plebeian :
plebejer
- plebejerplebejers
 

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Noun(1) one of the common people
Adjective(1) of or associated with the great masses of people

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(1) He was plebeian aedile 199 and praetor 198, when he may have carried the Porcian law which extended the right of provocatio (appeal to the people against the action of a magistrate) to cases of scourging.(2) Chiefly, such activities were processional - arrivals of ambassadors and potentates, with plebeian doings relegated to the wings.(3) For example, the decline of ├ö├ç├┐low dives,├ö├ç├û where working-class men had celebrated toughness and ferocity, undercut some of the aggressive rituals of plebeian culture.(4) Throughout the meal, the footmen had been replenishing wine bottles and refreshing beer glasses with brisk regularity, the steady supply of alcohol charging the expectant atmosphere with a soupÔö£┬║on of ruddy-faced plebeian rowdiness.(5) Amid abandoned houses, plebeian hovels and piles of refuse and sewage, there were government offices, arms factories, official warehouses, and active markets.(6) Her case studies only work if a crucial element, ├ö├ç├┐custom,├ö├ç├û is defined as habitual practice or used to refer to plebeian feasts and festivals.(7) In the working-class saloons that lined the roughest sections of late nineteenth-century Chicago, refusing a man's treat violated rules of plebeian sociability and thus frequently triggered brawls.(8) His feet are, after all, a rather plebeian size 10.(9) It is terrible, this aggressively plebeian culture that celebrates itself for being plebeian .(10) Oligarchies are established through these alliances and society is divided between patrician rulers and plebeian slaves.(11) In short, the existence of a long tradition of plebeian radicalism and its cultural and institutional expression are undoubtedly of great significance.(12) You can also use the more plebeian methods including posting in forums and furnishing articles for the various article directories.(13) How quaint to find this plebeian trait alive and well in Starkey.(14) From my plebeian perch in rural Mississippi, I have observed the actions of this administration with a kind of detached concern.(15) In the larger cities (above all Rome and Ostia) there were also examples of more plebeian housing, generally small in size and located on the first floor of the large residences that occupied entire city blocks.(16) Offices required popular election, and tribunes represented a plebeian constituency.
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Adjective
1. lower-class ::
Laer klas
2. uncultured ::
ongekultiveerde
3. common ::
algemene
Noun
4. proletarian ::
proletariese
5. pleb ::
plebejer
Different Forms
plebeian, plebeians
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