the bourgeois class.
(in Marxist theory) the class that, in contrast to the proletariat or wage-earning class, is primarily concerned with property values.
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noun the bourgeoisie
the middle classes
(in Marxist thought) the ruling class of the two basic classes of capitalist society, consisting of capitalists, manufacturers, bankers, and other employers. The bourgeoisie owns the most important of the means of production, through which it exploits the working class
Note: “Bourgeois” may also refer to mediocre taste or to the flashy display of wealth by the nouveau riche.
to make bourgeois; impose bourgeois or middle-class values on.
to prepare; make ready.
burgeon. to grow or develop quickly; flourish: The town burgeoned into a city. He burgeoned into a fine actor. to begin to grow, as a bud; put forth buds, shoots, etc., as a plant (often followed by out, forth). to put forth, as buds. a bud; sprout. Historical Examples The Incendiary W. A. (William Augustine) […]
a city in and the capital of Cher, in central France: cathedral. a river in central France, flowing NW to the Loire River. 220 miles (355 km) long. a department in central France. 2820 sq. mi. (7305 sq. km). Capital: Bourges. a female given name. Historical Examples History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 […]