bourgeoisie

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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 (countable and uncountable, plural bourgeoisies)

  1. (historical) A class of citizens who were wealthier members of the third estate.
  2. (Marxism) The capitalist class.
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Those who profit more than the profit of their total labor.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bourgeoisie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌbur.ʒʋaːˈzi/
  • Hyphenation: bour‧geoi‧sie
  • Rhymes: -i

Noun[edit]

bourgeoisie f (plural bourgeoisieën)

  1. bourgeoisie
    Synonyms: burgerklasse, gegoede burgerij

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bourgeois +‎ -ie

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bourgeoisie f (plural bourgeoisies)

  1. bourgeoisie.

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