Bour·geoi·sie' noun [ French] The French middle class, particularly such as are concerned in, or dependent on, trade.
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• (n.) The French middle class, particularly such as are concerned in, or dependent on, trade.
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the social order that is dominated by the so-called middle class. In social and political theory, the notion of the bourgeoisie was largely a ... [15 related articles]
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In sociology and in political science, the noun bourgeoisie (iː) (French pronunciation : i) and the adjective bourgeois are terms that describe a historical range of socio-economic classes. In the Western world, between the late 18th century and the present, the bourgeoisie are a social class "cha...
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bourgeoisie (boorzhwäzē') , originally the name for the inhabitants of walled towns in medieval France; as artisans and craftsmen, the bourgeoisie occupied a socioeconomic position between the peasants and the landlords in the countryside. The term was extended to include the middle c...
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(Fr.) In its strict sense in the theory of historical materialism (q.v.) the class of urban, commercial, banking, manufacturing and shipping entrepreneurs which, at the close of the middle ages was strong enough, by virtue of its command of developing technics, to challenge the economic power of the...
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Bourgeoisie was a name applied to a certain class in France, in contradistinction to the nobility and clergy as well as to the working-classes. It thus included all those who did not belong to the nobility or clergy, and yet occupied an independent position, from financiers and heads of great mercan...
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The social class above the workers and peasants, and below the nobility; the middle class. `Bourgeoisie` (and bourgeois) has also acquired a contemptuous sense, implying commonplace, philistine respectability. By socialists it is applied to the whole propertied class, as distinct from the proletaria...
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The capitalist class (see capitalism below) that came to be known as the middle class, between the aristocracy and the working class. A new middle class of merchants and businessmen prospered throughout Europe from the 16th century, and especially in Britain, which Napoleon described as a 'nation of...
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1) Class 2) Communist target 3) Middle class 4) Social class 5) Socio-economic class
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