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Spanish translation of “bourgeois”


adjective /(British ) buəˈʒwaː; (American) buərˈʒwaː/
belonging to or relating to the middle class
a bourgeois family .
conservative or materialistic
bourgeois attitudes .
( according to Marxism ) belonging to the class of people who are educated and who own property .
bourgeoisie noun the middle classes
The resort was especially popular among the bourgeoisie.
( according to Marxism ) the class of people who are educated and who own property .
(Definition of bourgeois from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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