[ UK /kˈæpɪtəlˌɪzəm/ ]
[ US /ˈkæpɪtəˌɫɪzəm/ ]
  1. an economic system based on private ownership of capital
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How To Use capitalism In A Sentence

  • The state has also passed laws that are inimical to the short-term interests of particular capitalists, but necessary in the longer-term interests of capitalism itself - for example, health and safety legislation.
  • The Russian Revolution itself was but one episode in the transition from capitalism to socialism.
  • Many people confuse the workings of capitalism that lead to lower costs and greater profits with free trade.
  • It's said that only the united power of industrial workers can crush capitalism.
  • Liberal proponents of American Values praise the freedom that opens the floodgates to gay marriage and pornography; conservatives, the liberty unleashing that locust plague called unrestrained capitalism; neo-conservatives the license for lying, murderous Machtpolitik. Founding Fathers vs. Church Fathers
  • This is the basic economic pattern of patriarchy, which is a different thing to capitalism.
  • Japan's unique form of capitalism, based as it is on huge industrial groups called keiretsu, is beginning to fade. Japan's Young Slackers
  • As Third World capitalism develops, the working class is destined to play its classic revolutionary role.
  • But the latest tradition in American capitalism is self-reward the CxOs with lots of bonuses no matter how they do, while laying off and exporting American jobs. Think Progress » FACT CHECK: Combating Global Warming Does Not Require ‘Economic Castration’
  • The dialogue between Gandhi and Nehru on industrialism, socialism and capitalism dates back to 1928.
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