how to pronounce bourgeoisie


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bourgeoisie is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of bourgeoisie in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that only the cuban bourgeoisie and …”

meanings of bourgeoisie


  1. A class of citizens who were wealthier members of the third estate.
  2. The capitalist class.

bourgeoisie frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bourgeoisie occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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