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bourgeoisadjective

 us   /ˈbʊər·ʒwɑ, bʊərˈʒwɑ/ esp. disapproving
belonging to or typical of the middle class (= the social group between the rich and the poor), esp. in supporting established customs and values or in having a strong interest in money and possessions: She’s become very bourgeois since she left college.
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"bourgeois" in British English

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bourgeoisadjective

uk   /ˈbɔːʒ.wɑː/  us   /ˈbʊrʒ.wɑː/ disapproving
belonging to or typical of the middle class (= a social group between the rich and the poor) especially in supporting existing customs and values, or in having a strong interest in money and possessions: It's a bit bourgeois, isn't it, joining a golf club?
(Definition of bourgeois from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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