petty bourgeoisie

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Anglicisation of French petite ‎(little) bourgeoisie

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petty bourgeoisie ‎(plural petty bourgeoisies)

  1. (Marxism) A social class of that bourgeoisie that typically works alongside their employees if they have any, exemplified by shopkeepers and professionals.

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