pre·​cap·​i·​tal·​ist ˌprē-ˈka-pə-tə-list How to pronounce precapitalist (audio)
 British also  -kə-ˈpi-tə-
variants or pre-capitalist
: existing or operating before the advent of capitalism
a precapitalist society

Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of precapitalist was in 1885

Dictionary Entries Near precapitalist

Cite this Entry

“Precapitalist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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