post·​cap·​i·​tal·​ist ˌpōst-ˈka-pə-tə-list How to pronounce postcapitalist (audio)
 British also  -kə-ˈpi-tə-
: existing or occurring after the decline or end of capitalism
The idea isn't to suppress capitalism and markets in one giant heave but to use policy to promote the long-term expansion of a postcapitalist economic sector.Stuart White
a postcapitalist society

Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of postcapitalist was in 1936

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“Postcapitalist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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