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bourgeois
American English: /bʊrˈʒwɑ/
, /ˈbʊrʒwɑ/
British English: /ˈbʊəʒwɑː/

Translation of bourgeois in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (Politics, Sociology)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 [pejorative]
    (person/attitudes)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

noun

  • 1.1 (Politics, Sociology)
    burgués, (-guesa) (masculine, feminine)
    1.2 [pejorative]
    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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