the bourgeoisie

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the bourgeoisie

: the middle class of society : the social class of skilled workers, business and professional people, and government officials

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. : middle class

  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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