Noun(1) a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise(2) a member of the middle class
Adjective(1) (according to Marxist thought(2) conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class(3) belonging to the middle class
(1) This was a prosperous time for Bavaria and there developed a flourishing art market, concentrating on conventional, unchallenging bourgeois genre pieces.(2) My first weekend off in a month, and I'm with Eton and the English bourgeois .(3) The slate had to be cleaned of all bourgeois conventions, traditions and expectations.(4) A State Council served as the consulting body, comprised mainly of Neapolitan nobles and bourgeois .(5) British capitalism is a bourgeois democracy, and both bits of that label are important.(6) The sensuality of the dance and the lyrics emphasizing lowlife values and language challenged bourgeois morality and dominant views on appropriate female behavior.(7) They both were scions of bourgeois families, raised and living in a typical middle class milieu.(8) The more the peasant exerted himself in response to the government's plea for more production, the more he prospered and developed bourgeois attitudes.(9) His work is critical of bourgeois values, particularly sexual repression, and exposes hypocrisy.(10) In a phrase, he did not want to be a Communist so much as he wanted not to be a bourgeois .(11) It's in your hands now, you hip intellectual bourgeois !(12) Until the mid-seventeenth century, bourgeois and nobles in many regions used the local tongue among themselves, and even wrote literary works in them.(13) The social democrats gambled on bourgeois democracy and the stability of capitalism.(14) The rise of relativism, and its inevitable corollary, nihilism, represents the triumph of the bourgeois .(15) Nobles and bourgeois depended on extra-economic coercion to appropriate this mass of resources controlled by common subjects.(16) He analyzed bourgeois culture which conveniently precluded his being absorbed by it.
(1) bourgeois :: ブルジョワ
1. middle-class ::
3. conservative ::
5. burgher ::
6. businessperson ::
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