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Definition of bourgeois adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈbʊrʒwɑ//
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  1. 1belonging to the middle class a traditional bourgeois family see also petit bourgeois
  2. 2(disapproving) interested mainly in possessions and social status, and supporting traditional values bourgeois attitudes/tastes They've become very bourgeois since they got married.
  3. 3(politics) supporting the interests of capitalism bourgeois ideology
bourgeois noun (pl. bourgeois)
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