Bourgeois


bourgeois [ boor-zhwah ]
[ noun, adjective ]
MEANING :
1. (n.) a member of the middle class
2.(adj.) conventional; middle-class.
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
The bourgeois were often blamed for the state of the economy.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
There was a Marxist professor of history in Delhi University in the 1970s who used to brag in his lectures that "There are two interpretations of history: the Marxist and the bourgeois and the Marxist version is the correct one."

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