bourgeoisie

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French bourgeoisie, from bourgeois (a class of citizens who were wealthier members of the Third Estate), from bourgeois, “burghers”, i.e., inhabitants of towns.

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Noun[edit]

bourgeoisie (uncountable)

  1. a class of citizens who were wealthier members of the Third Estate
  2. (Marxism) The capitalist class.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bourgeois +‎ -ie

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Noun[edit]

bourgeoisie f (plural bourgeoisies)

  1. bourgeoisie.

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