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noun as in Middle America

noun as in middle class

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The only thing missing from this bill of particulars was elimination of the bourgeoisie.

They center around two white bourgeoisie women who are the fish out of a water and love proving they can be that dehydrated fish.

First we have to over-throw the bourgeoisie through revolution and change the relations of production.

Raised in a sophisticated Jewish family, an integral part of the Prague haute bourgeoisie, her father was a wealthy banker.

But if Portnoy is himself our satirist, he is merely shocking the bourgeoisie in rather conventional ways.

He was the fourth son of a good bourgeoisie family of Autun, a faithful prelate, an obstinate Royalist and a man of intelligence.

Although a bourgeoisie of strict ideas, Mme. du Bruel welcomed the dancer Tullia, who became her daughter-in-law.

Nevertheless she continued to play the lady of propriety and found entrance into bourgeoisie society.

Her family—that of the bourgeoisie of Nancy—fooled Castanier about the size of her dowry and her "expectations."

The book stirred literary France to its depths, and shook bourgeoisie France with horror.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bourgeoisie, such as: silent majority, subtopia, suburbia, and the burbs.

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