bourgeoisify
verb see bourgeois I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bourgeoisify — [boor zhwä′zə fī΄] vt. bourgeoisified, bourgeoisifying to cause to become bourgeois in characteristics, attitudes, etc. bourgeoisification n. * * * bour·geoi·si·fy (bo͝or zhwäʹzə fī ) tr.v. bour·geoi·si·fied, bour·geoi·si·fy·ing,… …   Universalium

  • bourgeoisify — [boor zhwä′zə fī΄] vt. bourgeoisified, bourgeoisifying to cause to become bourgeois in characteristics, attitudes, etc. bourgeoisification n …   English World dictionary

  • bourgeoisify — To turn into a member of the bourgeoisie. The proper education bourgeoisifies people because it ensures the betterment of one s life, connoting our gradual transformation into the new generation of the bourgeoisie …   Dictionary of american slang

  • bourgeoisify — To turn into a member of the bourgeoisie. The proper education bourgeoisifies people because it ensures the betterment of one s life, connoting our gradual transformation into the new generation of the bourgeoisie …   Dictionary of american slang

  • bourgeoisify — bourgeoisˈify transitive verb To convert to a bourgeois way of thinking or living • • • Main Entry: ↑bourgeois …   Useful english dictionary

  • bourgeois — I. adjective Etymology: Middle French, from Old French burgeis townsman, from burc, borg town, from Latin burgus Date: circa 1565 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the townsman or of the social middle class 2. marked by a concern for… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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