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The act or process of adopting or the condition of having adopted the characteristics attributed to the bourgeoisie.

bour·geoi′si·fy′ (-zə-fī′) v.


vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
to convert to a bourgeois attitude or appearance
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In its play to emotions, the story of Jane Shore is thus a founding case for "chick flicks," in Helgerson's telling, one meant to "prepare the way for that feminizing of culture, which is also a bourgeoisifying of culture, that critics have both celebrated and lamented" (56).