petite bourgeoisie

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petite bourgeoisie

n.
The lower middle class, including minor businesspeople, tradespeople, and craftworkers.

[French petite-bourgeoisie : petite, feminine of petit, small + bourgeoisie, bourgeoisie.]
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pe•tite bour•geoi•sie

(pəˈtit ˌbʊər ʒwɑˈzi)
n.
the part of the bourgeoisie having the least wealth and lowest social status.
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Noun1.petite bourgeoisie - lower middle class (shopkeepers and clerical staff etc.)
bourgeoisie, middle class - the social class between the lower and upper classes
petit bourgeois - a member of the lower middle class
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petite bourgeoisie

[pəˌtiːtˌbʊəʒwɑːˈziː] Npequeña burguesía f
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petite bourgeoisie

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