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What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of petty bourgeois
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby petty bourgeois
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Example sentences from the Web for petty bourgeois
Thus a petty-bourgeois subterfuge becomes the solution of Sismondi: putting the dampers on accumulation.The Accumulation of Capital|Rosa Luxemburg