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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 growing competition among the bourgeois, and the resulting commercial crises, make the wages of the workers ever more fluctuating.
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.
Lucien Bourgeois has joined Crews & Associates in Jackson.
The emergence of Michael Le Bourgeois in Wasps' back line has provided a welcome injection of positivity during a gloomy period dominated by a bitter combination of poor results, performances and morale-sapping rumours.A run of one win in 10 matches and an early Heineken Champions Cup exit has provided a testing time for Dai Young's side to salvage many genuine reasons for optimism.
Michael Le Bourgeois was the latest player to audition for the role against Leicester Tigers as he made his top-tier debut in a 41-35 victory.
Firstly, this paper discusses the points in which Marx is proven right - creation and expansion of a world market and periodical commercial crises that 'threaten the existence of bourgeois property [and society]' - which this paper argues as factors that provide some explanation for the Brexit and Trump vote.
THE [euro]100,000 Bar One Racing Dan Moore Memorial Handicap Chase features a rematch between stable-companions Polidam and Acapella Bourgeois, winner and runner-up in a valuable Grade B chase at Navan last month.
BRUSSELS, July 13 (KUNA) -- The government of the Flanders region in Belgium will support the people of Iraqi Kurdistan if they choose independence in a referendum to be held in September, minister-president of Flanders, Geert Bourgeois, said on Thursday.
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 announced on 7 November the appointment of Mark Bourgeois as Partner, Global Head of Investor Engagement and Chief Executive Officer of Abraaj North America.