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used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

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typical of the middle class or their values and habits - typically used disapprovingly

or (in Marxist theory):

typical of the property-owning class
  • He was no gypsy but a bourgeois from Valencia.
    Chapter 19 (46% in)
  • In a country where the bourgeoisie overeat so that their stomachs are all ruined and they cannot live without bicarbonate of soda and the poor are hungry from their birth till the day they die, why wouldn't he be tubercular?
    Chapter 14 (49% in)

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