capitalism

Definition of capitalism

cap´i`tal`is`m   Pronunciation: kăp´ĭ`tal`ĭz`m
n.1.An economic system based on predominantly private (individual or corporate) investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of goods and wealth; contrasted with socialism or especially communism, in which the state has the predominant role in the economy.

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capitalistic system, finance capitalism, free competition, free economy, free enterprise, free trade, free-enterprise economy, free-enterprise system, individualism, isolationism, laissez-aller, laissez-faire, laissez-faireism, let-alone policy, let-alone principle, liberalism, noninterference, nonintervention, private enterprise, private ownership, private sector, rugged individualism, self-regulating market, state capitalism
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