Meaning of “the bourgeoisie” in the English Dictionary

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bourgeoisienoun [ U ]

us /ˌbʊər·ʒwɑˈzi/ esp. disapproving

the social group between the rich and the poor:

Hirsch’s art is meant to shock the bourgeoisie.

(Definition of “bourgeoisie” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)