Class system term. Above a No Caste and Commoner, below an Elite. The upper working class that has paid entry into the biometric index. Identity is stored in the Biometric index. Looked down on somewhat by Elites. To be vested means you have achieved a career position with a company in which your trade ensures you will always be employable, yet an unguaranteed place in society. It can be lost in an instant putting vested citizens in a position of always fighting to remain relevant.