Meaning of bourgeoise

bour•geoise

Pronunciation: (boor'zhwäz, boor-zhwäz' Fr. b&oomacrr-zhwaz'), [key]
— pl. -geois•es
  1. a female member of the bourgeoisie.
  2. bourgeoisie (def. 1).
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