Meaning of “the petite bourgeoisie” in the English Dictionary

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"the petite bourgeoisie" in British English

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the petite bourgeoisienoun [ S, + sing/pl verb ]

UK also the petty bourgeoisie uk /pəˌt.iːt ˌbɔː.ʒwɑːˈziː/ us /pəˌt.iːt ˌbʊr.ʒwɑːˈziː/ mainly disapproving

(Definition of “the petite bourgeoisie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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