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noun. ['ˌbʊrʒˌwɑːˈziː'] the social class between the lower and upper classes.
- bourgeois (French)
- burgeis (Anglo-Norman)
Rhymes with Bourgeoisie
How do you pronounce bourgeoisie?
Pronounce bourgeoisie as ˌbʊrʒˌwɑˈzi.
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Sentences with bourgeoisie
1. Noun, singular or mass
Marx used the term bourgeoisie to mean those who own factories, machines and tools used to produce wealth.
Quotes about bourgeoisie
1. Everyone who is educated today wants to sit at a comfortable desk under a fan and live in an air-conditioned house surrounded by a garden, coming and going in an American car as wide as the street. If we do not tear out this disease by the roots we shall have with us a bourgeoisie that is in no way connected with the reality of our life...
- Tayeb Salih, Season of Migration to the North