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English definition of “bourgeois”

bourgeois

adjective
 
 
/ˈbɔːʒwɑː/
typical of middle class people who are too interested in money and correct social behaviour: bourgeois valuesClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
the bourgeoisie
 
 
/ˌbɔːʒwɑːˈziː/ noun [group]
the middle class, that owns most of society's moneyClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
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