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Proletariat vs. Bourgeois

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Proletariatnoun

The lowest class of society; also, the lower classes of society generally; the masses.

Bourgeoisadjective

Of or relating to the middle class, their presumed overly conventional, conservative, and materialistic values.

‘bourgeois opinion’;

Proletariatnoun

(Marxism) Wage earners collectively, excluding salaried workers; people who own no capital and depend on their labour for survival; the working class, especially when seen as engaged in a class struggle with the t=the capital-owning class.

Bourgeoisadjective

(historical) Of or relating to the bourgeoisie, the third estate of the French Ancien Regime.

Proletariatnoun

The lowest class of citizens, who had no property and few rights, and were regarded as contributing only their offspring to the state.

Bourgeoisadjective

(Marxism) Of or relating to the capitalist class, the capitalist exploitation of the proletariat.

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Proletariatnoun

The indigent class in the State; the body of proletarians.

Bourgeoisnoun

The middle class.

Proletariatnoun

a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages;

‘there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field’;

Bourgeoisnoun

(rare) An individual member of the middle class.

Proletariat

The proletariat ( from Latin proletarius 'producing offspring') is the social class of wage-earners, those members of a society whose only possession of significant economic value is their labour power (their capacity to work). A member of such a class is a proletarian.

Bourgeoisnoun

A person of any class with bourgeois (i.e., overly conventional and materialistic) values and attitudes.

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Bourgeoisnoun

(history) An individual member of the bourgeoisie, the third estate of the French Ancien Regime.

Bourgeoisnoun

(Marxism) A capitalist, an exploiter of the proletariat.

Bourgeoisnoun

A size of type between brevier and long primer, standardized as 9-point.

Bourgeoisverb

(transitive) To make bourgeois.

Bourgeoisnoun

A size of type between long primer and brevier. See Type.

Bourgeoisnoun

A man of middle rank in society; one of the shopkeeping class.

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Bourgeoisnoun

Characteristic of the middle class, as in France.

Bourgeoisnoun

a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise

Bourgeoisnoun

a member of the middle class

Bourgeoisadjective

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

Bourgeoisadjective

conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class;

‘a bourgeois mentality’;

Bourgeoisadjective

belonging to the middle class

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