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

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Noam Chomsky