embourgeoisement

embourgeoisement

[em-boor-zhwahz-muhnt, -mahnt, ahm-; French ahn-boor-zhwaz-mahn]
noun
the acquisition or adoption of middle-class values and manners.

Origin:
< French, equivalent to s’embourgeois(er) to become bourgeois (see em-1, bourgeois1) + -ment -ment

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embourgeoisement (French ɑ̃burʒwazmɑ̃)
 
n
the process of becoming middle-class; the assimilation into the middle class of traditionally working-class people
 
[from French, from en-1 + bourgeois1]

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