petit bourgeois Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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petit bourgeoisadjective

mainly disapproving (UK also petty bourgeois) uk   /ˌpet.iˈbɔː.ʒwɑː/  us   /pəˌtiː.bʊrˈʒwɑː/
belonging to the ​lowermiddlesocialclass, or having the ​characteristics that are ​consideredtypical of this ​class, such as ​thinkingmoney and possessions are more ​important than other things, and not ​trusting new or different ​ideas: petit bourgeois ​prejudices
(Definition of petit bourgeois from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 小资产阶级的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小資產階級的…
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