bourgeoisie

noun bour·geoi·sie \ ˌbu̇(r)zh-ˌwä-ˈzē \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of bourgeoisie

1 : middle class
  • members of the bourgeoisie
; also plural in construction : members of the middle class
  • how the bourgeoisie are represented in the novel
2 : a class or group of people with social behavior and political views held to be influenced by private-property interest : a social order dominated by capitalists or bourgeois (see 2bourgeois 2)

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Origin and Etymology of bourgeoisie

French, from bourgeois




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