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capitalist

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noun cap·i·tal·ist \-ist\

Simple Definition of capitalist

  • : a person who has a lot of money, property, etc., and who uses those things to produce more money

  • : a person who believes that capitalism is the best kind of economic system

Full Definition of capitalist

  1. 1 :  a person who has capital especially invested in business; broadly :  a person of wealth :  plutocrat

  2. 2 :  a person who favors capitalism

Examples of capitalist

  1. <capitalists who lost everything in the '29 Crash>



1776

First Known Use of capitalist

1776


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capitalist

adjective cap·i·tal·ist \ˌka-pə-tə-ˈlis-tik, ˌkap-tə-, British also kə-ˌpi-tə-\

Simple Definition of capitalist

  • : of or relating to capitalism : using capitalism as an economic system

Full Definition of capitalist

  1. 1 :  owning capital <the capitalist class>

  2. 2 a :  practicing or advocating capitalism <capitalist nations> b :  marked by capitalism <capitalist period of history>

cap·i·tal·is·ti·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1845

First Known Use of capitalist

1845

Variants of capitalist

or cap·i·tal·is·tic play \ˌka-pə-tə-ˈlis-tik, ˌkap-tə-, British also kə-ˌpi-tə-\


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