Definition of capitalist in English:


Line breaks: cap¦it¦al|ist
Pronunciation: /ˈkapɪt(ə)lɪst



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  • Supporting or based on the principles of capitalism: capitalist countries the global economy is essentially capitalist
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    • It may be a little tawdry, but the whole of capitalist economics is based on selfishness and greed.
    • Some form of free enterprise capitalist economy and some form of pluralist democracy were clearly called for.
    • There probably is no Third World debt if we adopted just elementary capitalist principles.



Pronunciation: /-ˈlɪstɪk/
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  • It is important to point out how much the Democratic Party has sold out to capitalistic and imperialistic values in dominating the world with greed.
  • The economic development under capitalistic premises thus proceeds in the form of cyclical fluctuation.
  • It diverts the attention from real social issues only to, in turn, accommodate vile capitalistic policies.


Pronunciation: /-ˈlɪstɪk(ə)li/
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  • Later, fired by revolution in a country that was capitalistically underdeveloped, some began to equate public ownership with state ownership, regardless of whether or not the state was democratic.
  • If your happy, hazy days spanned the capitalistically indulgent decade of the 1980s, slip Fast Times at Ridgemont High into your DVD tray and take a trip to the Sherman Oaks Galleria.
  • To support his claim that scripts are associated with capitalistically oriented societies, Gaur points to the fact that many of the early documents relate to property.

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