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capitalism US English

An economic and political system in which a country’s trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state

capitalism US Thesaurus

the capitalism of emerging nations

late capitalism US English

(Chiefly in Marxist thought) the latest or current stage in the development of capitalism, especially capitalism since the end of the Second World War (1945), seen as characterized by the dominance of multinational corporations, globalization, and consumerism, and as having permeated all areas of social and cultural life.

anarcho-capitalism US English

A theory or ideology based on a belief in the freedom to own private property, a rejection of any form of governmental authority or intervention, and the upholding of the competitive free market as the main mechanism for social interaction.

crony capitalism US English

An economic system characterized by close, mutually advantageous relationships between business leaders and government officials

market capitalism US English

An economic system which supports private enterprise within a free market, the means of production being privately owned.

popular capitalism US English

A type of capitalism in which the general public are encouraged to own shares, property, small businesses, etc.; the theory or practice of this.

state capitalism US English

A political system in which the state has control of production and the use of capital

venture capitalism US English

The system or practice of business investment based on venture capital.

welfare capitalism US English

(Especially in the United States) the provision of various welfare initiatives by large, non-unionized companies for their employees.

monopoly capitalism US English

A capitalist system typified by trade monopolies in the hands of a few people