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boorzh wo

  • n  a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
  • n  a member of the middle class
  • s  (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class
  • s  conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class
    a bourgeois mentality
  • s  belonging to the middle class

  • The bourgeois mindset in the bankers prevented them to look at micro financing as a money earning channel.
  • Paris Poet Blaise Cendrars used to baffle the bourgeois, and build up his painter friends, by writing such wild lines as these (about Marc Chagall):He grabs.
  • For politicians in West Germany, as in the rest of Western Europe, it pays to be bourgeois these days.
News & Articles

  • House Subcommittee Hears Testimony from NGOs Convicted in Egypt
    By Caleigh Bourgeois - Classmates broke both arms of Yehia Ghanmen’s 13-year-old son because they said his father was a traitor. The Egyptian government agrees with them. The United States government does not.
    June 14, 2013 - Kansas City InfoZine
  • Greenlawn Terrace Elementary announces honor roll
    Greenlawn Terrace Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2012-2013 school year.View Larger MapFirst grade: Lily Alcina, Marco Alvez, Brooklyn Blanque, Troy Bode, Connor Bourgeois, Guy Buras, Paul Bulter , Farik Carbajal, Tyrionna Carter,...
    June 11, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Deliciously simple
    Butch Bourgeois, left, helps Penn Tompkins, food and nutrition services manager of Iberia Medical Center, prepare omelets at the Delcambre Farmer’s Market Saturday.
    June 10, 2013 - The Daily Iberian

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