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bourgeoisie       294902406

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One of the social classes whose income derives from the profits of commercial and industrial enterprise, especially as distinguished from the landed gentry, wage earners, farmers, and the professions. In Marxist analysis, the social class made up of entrepreneurs, merchants, and industrialists active in the early stages of capitalist development.

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petite bourgeoisie
petty bourgeoisie

Broader terms
social classes

Subject category
05.01.01 SOCIAL GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS



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