мещанство

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

мещан(и́н) (meščan(ín)) +‎ -ство (-stvo)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mʲɪˈɕːanstvə]

Noun[edit]

меща́нство (meščánstvon inan (genitive меща́нства, nominative plural меща́нства, genitive plural меща́нств)

  1. (historical) petite bourgeoisie, urban lower middle class (social estate in the Russian Empire)
  2. (figuratively) narrowmindedness

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