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capitalism

[ kap-i-tl-iz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF capitalism

Synonyms for capitalism

  • commercialism
  • competition
  • democracy
  • industrialism
  • mercantilism
  • free enterprise
  • free market
  • laissez faire economics
  • private enterprise
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Antonyms for capitalism

  • communism
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CAPITALISM

It is a race as to whether this peninsula will be captured by communism or capitalism.

One is reminded of the saying of Marx that capitalism produces its own gravediggers.

His position was rather that Socialism must come, simply because capitalism could not last.

It is apparently forgotten that capitalism ruled by hereditary power.

In Russia and China, there was the frenzied resistance to capitalism.

At the present time, Capitalism is tottering to its downfall.

Capitalism is to be the chief beneficiary of the new movement.

On the contrary, he suggested that it meant the strengthening of the capitalism.

For it happens that in this case the interests of capitalism and of humanity coincide.

Capitalism has not been all bad; it has another, brighter side.

WORD ORIGIN

1854, "condition of having capital;" from capital (n.1) + -ism. Meaning "political/economic system which encourages capitalists" is recorded from 1872.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CAPITALISM

consumerism

nounever-expanding consumption of goods
  • business
  • capitalism
  • commercialism
  • industrialism
  • merchandising
  • trading

entrepreneurship

nounstate of running a business with considerable initiative and risk
  • capitalism
  • enterprise
  • entrepreneurialism
  • entrepreneurism
  • industrialism
  • pioneerdom
  • venture capital

free trade

nounfair trade
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