n.1.(Print.) See 1st Bourgeois.
1.A burgess; a citizen. See 2d Bourgeois.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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To be more precise, the entire aristocratic and burgeois past and all its fundamental values should be rejected.
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Indeed, his father's estate now operates as a factory, directly contributing to a commercial system he deplores: "In his way to the place of his nativity, he learned that his nephew had married the daughter of a burgeois, who directed a weaving manufacture, and had gone into partnership with his father-in-law; chagrined ...
Modern, burgeois industrial society has separated pleasure from labour and divided people into rigorous ranks and occupations resulting in their estrangement and alienation.
The influence of knowledge-flow timing on subsidiary performance might be crucial in fast-moving, hypercompetitive markets (D'Aveni 1994; Eisenhardt and Burgeois 1988) or in situations where firms compete against a certain deadline, such as when a consultancy is trying to win a bid (Haas and Hansen 2005).