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English definition of “bourgeois”

bourgeois

adjective uk   /ˈbɔːʒ.wɑː/ us    /ˈbʊrʒ-/ disapproving
belonging to or typical of the middle class (= a social group between the rich and the poor) especially in supporting existing customs and values, or in having a strong interest in money and possessions: It's a bit bourgeois, isn't it, joining a golf club?Class and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
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