Translation of bourgeois in Spanish:
- 1.1 (Politics, Sociology)Example sentences1.2 [pejorative]
- The social democrats gambled on bourgeois democracy and the stability of capitalism.
- British capitalism is a bourgeois democracy, and both bits of that label are important.
- At one point, Communists said that bourgeois democracy was a step forward from feudalism.
- What is remembered is their immorality and their rejection of bourgeois values applied to family, society and the formal concept of beauty.
- In fact, throughout the 19th century, the French state was a bourgeois state which echoed middle-class needs and values.
- Illegitimacy, welfare dependency, and criminality were more prevalent than in the South, with its much stronger bourgeois values.
- 1.1 (Politics, Sociology)1.2 [pejorative]burgués, (-guesa) (masculine, feminine)burgués, (-guesa) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- At the end of 1968, a group of student rebels accused Li of being a ‘newly born bourgeois.’
- The play fails as tragedy not because Willy is a struggling bourgeois rather than a man of stature, but because he lacks the element of choice. He is a victim, not an anti-hero.
- The rise of relativism, and its inevitable corollary, nihilism, represents the triumph of the bourgeois.
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