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the bourgeoisienoun [S, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˌbɔːʒ.wɑːˈziː/  us   /ˌbʊrʒ-/
(in ​Marxism) the ​part of ​society, ​includingemployers and ​people who ​runlargecompanies, that has most of the ​money and ​takesadvantage of ​ordinaryworkers: The new bourgeoisie, which was ​created by the Industrial Revolution, had ​money to ​spend and ​wanted to ​travel.
(Definition of the bourgeoisie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the bourgeoisie”
in Chinese (Simplified) (马克思主义理论中的)资产阶级,资本家阶级…
in Chinese (Traditional) (馬克思主義理論中的)資産階級,資本家階級…
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