capitalist

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From French capitaliste.

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capitalist (comparative more capitalist, superlative most capitalist)

  1. Of, or pertaining to, capitalism.
    • 2012 March-April, John T. Jost, “Social Justice: Is It in Our Nature (and Our Future)?”, American Scientist, volume 100, number 2, page 162: 
      He draws eclectically on studies of baboons, descriptive anthropological accounts of hunter-gatherer societies and, in a few cases, the fossil record. With this biological framework in place, Corning endeavors to show that the capitalist system as currently practiced in the United States and elsewhere is manifestly unfair.
    capitalist economy; capitalist countries.
  2. Supporting or endorsing capitalism.
    capitalist pigs.

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capitalist (plural capitalists)

  1. A person who is a supporter of capitalism (Wikipedia).
  2. An owner of (considerable amount of) capital (Wikipedia).
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 4, Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      “I have tried, as I hinted, to enlist the co-operation of other capitalists, but experience has taught me that any appeal is futile that does not impinge directly upon cupidity. …”

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Noun[edit]

capitalist m (plural capitaliști)

  1. capitalist

Adjective[edit]

capitalist m, n; f: capitalistă

  1. capitalist