Bourgeois

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bourgeois

 

a city dweller in medieval western Europe, a burgher; in capitalist society, a representative of the class of the bourgeoisie; or often a philistine and member of the middle classes (a representative of the petite bourgeoisie).

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