social stratification[ strat-uh-fi-key-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF social stratification
Synonyms for social stratification
- food chain
- power structure
- social structure
- chain of command
- class structure
- corporate ladder
- due order
- line of dominance
- social hierarchy
- social ladder
- social pyramid
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
This social stratification became a permanent fixture of English society.
Much less of social stratification exists in the country than in the city.
1610s, from Modern Latin stratificationem (nominative stratificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of stratificare "to form strata," from stratum "thing spread out" + root of facere "to make" (see factitious).