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 for bourgeois
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bourgeois \Bour*geois"\, n. [From a French type founder named
     Bourgeois, or fr. F. bourgeois of the middle class; hence
     applied to an intermediate size of type between brevier and
     long primer: cf. G. bourgeois, borgis. Cf. Burgess.]
     A size of type between long primer and brevier. See Type.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bourgeois \Bour*geois"\, n. [F., fr. bourg town; of German
     origin. See Burgess.]
     A man of middle rank in society; one of the shopkeeping
     class. [France.]
     [1913 Webster] a. Characteristic of the middle class, as in
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  capitalistic \capitalistic\ adj.
     1. Of or relating to capitalism or capitalists. capitalistic
        methods and incentives
     Syn: capitalist.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. Favoring or practicing capitalism. [Narrower terms:
        bourgeois] socialistic
     Syn: capitalist.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-
             owning class and exploitive of the working class
      2: conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle
         class; "a bourgeois mentality" [syn: bourgeois,
         conservative, materialistic]
      3: belonging to the middle class
      n 1: a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial
           enterprise [syn: businessperson, bourgeois]
      2: a member of the middle class [syn: bourgeois, burgher]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  144 Moby Thesaurus words for "bourgeois":
     Babbitt, Babbittish, Cockney, Everyman, John Smith,
     Middle American, Philistine, accordant, anal, anal character,
     arriviste, average, average man, big-city man, boor, bounder,
     burgess, burgher, cad, campy, capitalist, churl, city dweller,
     city man, city slicker, clown, common, common man, commoner,
     commonplace, compulsive, compulsive character, concordant,
     conformer, conformist, conventional, conventionalist,
     corresponding, epicier, exurbanite, formalist, formalistic,
     free-enterprise, garden, garden-variety, general, greedy,
     groundling, guttersnipe, harmonious, high-camp, homely, homespun,
     hooligan, ill-bred fellow, in accord, in keeping, in line, in step,
     individualistic, kitschy, kosher, little fellow, little man, looby,
     lout, low fellow, low-camp, materialistic, methodologist,
     middle-class, middle-class type, model child, money-hungry, mucker,
     no great shakes, nonsocialistic, normal, nouveau riche, oppidan,
     ordinary, organization man, orthodox, parrot, parvenu, peasant,
     pedant, pedantic, perfectionist, philistine, plastic,
     plastic person, pleb, plebeian, pop, popular, precisian,
     precisianist, precisianistic, private-enterprise, proletarian,
     propertied, public, regular, ribald, roturier, rough, roughneck,
     rowdy, ruffian, run-of-mine, run-of-the-mill, sheep, square,
     straight, stuffy, suburban, suburbanite, teenybopper, townee,
     towner, townfolk, townfolks, townsman, townspeople, townswoman,
     traditionalist, trimmer, unexceptional, unnoteworthy, unremarkable,
     unspectacular, upstart, uptight, urbanite, usual, vernacular,
     villager, villageress, vulgarian, vulgarist, working-class,
     yes-man, yokel

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