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Definition 1: a member of the middle class - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for bourgeois in the sense of this definition

(bourgeois is a kind of ...) a person who holds no title

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) a member of the lower middle class

(... is a member of bourgeois) the social class between the lower and upper classes

Definition 2: a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for bourgeois in the sense of this definition

(bourgeois is a kind of ...) a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) someone who ships goods

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) a businessperson engaged in retail trade

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) someone whose business involves importing goods from outside (especially from a foreign country)

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) a businessperson who transports goods abroad (for sale)

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) a female businessperson

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) someone who maintains and audits business accounts

(... is a kind of bourgeois ) someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity

Definition 3: (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(bourgeois is similar to ...) favoring or practicing capitalism

Definition 4: belonging to the middle class - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(bourgeois is similar to ...) occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy

Definition 5: conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bourgeois or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bourgeois mentality

Synonyms for bourgeois in the sense of this definition

(bourgeois is similar to ...) occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy

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