Definition of 'capitalist'
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We don't need investment from venture capitalists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A handful of the biggest platforms have won sizeable investment from venture capitalists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead of telling them that a healthy lifestyle would help them live longer they framed it as an act of rebellion against the nefarious capitalist system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some of the leading venture capitalists have bought into the idea of'four legs good '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He managed the company in a way that a venture capitalist would run it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He considered it the source of capitalist profits. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)What does it mean to live responsibly within a capitalist system? Christianity Today (2000)Harmony of interest and conflict of interest in capitalist production are but aspects of the same reality. Global Capitalism and National Decline (1989) Venture capitalists are demanding more from their investments than they did a couple of years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The only solution was the overthrow of the capitalist system. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)The venture capitalists may have detected something that the politicians have not. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Meanwhile industry struggled against one of those periodic slumps which seemed inseparable from the capitalist system. The Search for Justice - a history of Britain and the British people Volume III (1990)It was during this stage that the physical sciences reached something of a zenith under capitalist production relations. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)His deconstruction of the capitalist mode of production and the reconstruction of the exploitative relations engaged the prevailing ideological forms. Critical Social Research (1990)The cause of the disastrous slump in economic activity was bad policy rather than anything integral to the capitalist economy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These years have likewise been characterized by a deep crisis of American hegemony over the capitalist world. Global Capitalism and National Decline (1989)Of course, these restrictions profited some capitalists and harmed others. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)Manufacturers and other capitalists would profit from the bank's credit facilities. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)For one thing, it was not organized around a capitalist mode of production in the eighteenth century. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)A capitalist economy had to do this. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It did not make "capitalists" out of the workers, nor was it intended to do so. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)It considers protecting the environment not only as a moral issue but as a set of design challenges to correct inefficiencies that make the capitalist system unsustainable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'capitalist'
British English: capitalist ADJECTIVE
A capitalist country or system supports or is based on the principles of capitalism.
...the capitalist system.
British English: capitalist NOUN
A capitalist is someone who believes in and supports the principles of capitalism.
...relations between capitalists and workers.
Definition of capitalist from the Collins English Dictionary
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