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bour•geoi•sie



Pronunciation: (boor"zhwä-zē'; Fr. bOOr-zhwa-zē'), [key]
n.
1. the bourgeois class.
2. (in Marxist theory) the class that, in contrast to the proletariat or wage-earning class, is primarily concerned with property values.

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