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Synonyms for bourgeois

(according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class

conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class

belonging to the middle class

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At first the contest is carried on by individual labourers, then by the workpeople of a factory, then by the operatives of one trade, in one locality, against the individual bourgeois who directly exploits them.
At this stage, therefore, the proletarians do not fight their enemies, but the enemies of their enemies, the remnants of absolute monarchy, the landowners, the non-industrial bourgeois, the petty bourgeoisie.
The unceasing improvement of machinery, ever more rapidly developing, makes their livelihood more and more precarious; the collisions between individual workmen and individual bourgeois take more and more the character of collisions between two classes.
Just as, therefore, at an earlier period, a section of the nobility went over to the bourgeoisie, so now a portion of the bourgeoisie goes over to the proletariat, and in particular, a portion of the bourgeois ideologists, who have raised themselves to the level of comprehending theoretically the historical movement as a whole.
The proletarian is without property; his relation to his wife and children has no longer anything in common with the bourgeois family-relations; modern industrial labour, modern subjection to capital, the same in England as in France, in America as in Germany, has stripped him of every trace of national character.
The serf, in the period of serfdom, raised himself to membership in the commune, just as the petty bourgeois, under the yoke of feudal absolutism, managed to develop into a bourgeois.
The essential condition for the existence, and for the sway of the bourgeois class, is the formation and augmentation of capital; the condition for capital is wage-labour.
The news outlet Flanders Today reported Thursday that Bourgeois received a delegation from the Kurdistan region in Iraq this week in Brussels, including president Masoud Barzani and members of the High Referendum Council.
ACAPELLA BOURGEOIS, emphatic winner of the Grade 2 Ten Up Novice Chase at Navan in February, is to join Willie Mullins following Sandra Hughes's decision to retire from training.
The Abraaj Group, a leading investor operating in global growth markets, today announced the appointment of Mark Bourgeois as Partner, Global Head of Investor Engagement and Chief Executive Officer of Abraaj North America.
The Abraaj Group announced on 7 November the appointment of Mark Bourgeois as Partner, Global Head of Investor Engagement and Chief Executive Officer of Abraaj North America.
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During his official visit to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, Geert Bourgeois, Minister-President of the government of Flanders, noted the longstanding relation between Flanders and the Baltic States.
At the 26th annual gathering of SOA Watch at the gates of Fort Benning here, Roy Bourgeois announced that the group intends to put its primary efforts into the "urgent need" to address the plight of Latin American refugees.
Who was he/she (or it) to call me bourgeois and boring?