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adjective 
  1. of or related to middle class attitudes and conventions.
  2. belonging to the middle class.
  3. of, or related to capitalist exploitation of the working class.
Etymology: Borrowed from the French < Old French burgeis (town dweller) < borc (town) < Frankish
  • burg < Proto-Germanic
  • burgs (fortress) < Proto-Indo-European
  • bhrgh (fortified elevation).



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