embourgeoisement

(noun) “The taking-up of middle-class attitudes or values; bourgeoisification; the process of becoming affluent” (Wiktionary n.d.).

Audio Pronunciation: (em·bour·geoise·ment)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: embourgeoisements
  • Also called:
    • bourgeoisification
    • embourgeoisement theory
    • embourgeoisement thesis

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References

Wiktionary. n.d. “embourgeoisement.” Retrieved December 6, 2013 (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/embourgeoisement).

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