Associations to the word «Capitalism»

Wiktionary

CAPITALISM, noun. (politics) (uncountable) a socio-economic system based on private property rights, including the private ownership of resources or capital, with economic decisions made largely through the operation of a market unregulated by the state.
CAPITALISM, noun. (economics) (uncountable) a socio-economic system based on the abstraction of resources into the form of privately owned capital, with economic decisions made largely through the operation of a market unregulated by the state.
CAPITALISM, noun. (countable) a specific variation or implementation of either such socio-economic system.

Dictionary definition

CAPITALISM, noun. An economic system based on private ownership of capital.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope