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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bourgeoisie mean? 

  The noun BOURGEOISIE has 1 sense:

1. the social class between the lower and upper classes

  Familiarity information: BOURGEOISIE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1bourgeoisie [BACK TO TOP]


The social class between the lower and upper classes

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Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects


bourgeoisie; middle class

Hypernyms ("bourgeoisie" is a kind of...):

class; social class; socio-economic class (people having the same social or economic status)

Meronyms (members of "bourgeoisie"):

bourgeois; burgher (a member of the middle class)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "bourgeoisie"):

petit bourgeois; petite bourgeoisie; petty bourgeoisie (lower middle class (shopkeepers and clerical staff etc.))

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