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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbourgeoisiebour‧geoi‧sie /ˌbʊəʒwɑːˈziː $ ˌbʊr-/ noun   the bourgeoisie
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bourgeoisieThe Yugoslavs sought a close, opportunistic alliance with the national bourgeoisie of the colonial and semicolonial countries.A Marxist writer would probably identify this group as the first stirrings of a black petit bourgeoisie.The task, in short, was to use bourgeois culture against the bourgeoisie.Secondly, the difference in wealth between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat will increase as the accumulation of capital proceeds.The class enemy, the bourgeoisie and its allies, wielded a vast array of ideological weapons designed to mislead the proletariat.Even though the real wages and living standards of the proletariat may rise, its members will become poorer in relation to the bourgeoisie.The bourgeoisie class own the means of production, the proletariat do not.Similarly, the silk-wearing bourgeoisie of Granada contrasted with the poor, cotton-clad peasants from the mountains nearby.
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