- Embourgeoisement is defined as the process of moving up to middle-class.
An example of embourgeoisement is poor factory workers unionizing and making a higher wage and joining the middle-class.
embourgeoisement definition by Webster's New World
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the process of becoming middle-class in economic status, social attitudes, etc.
embourgeoisement definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Conversion to bourgeois values, loyalties, or tastes.
Origin: French, from bourgeois, bourgeois; see bourgeois .