a person who has , especially extensive , invested in business enterprises.
an advocate of .
a very wealthy person.
When industry and farming were nationalized post-1917, it wasn’t a good time to be a capitalist.
An Oscar Winner’s Secret History Henry Louis Gates, Jr. October 13, 2010
In South Korea, she also reported on North Korean defectors and their adjustment into capitalist Seoul.
Is a GED More Valuable Than a PhD? Kai Ma January 12, 2009
Positive thinking is Puritanism with a capitalist face, she believes.
Why Are You So Damn Happy? Megan Hustad October 14, 2009
The Silicon Valley tech firms tend to be every bit as cutthroat and greedy as any capitalist enterprise before it.
Silicon Valley’s Giants Are Just Gilded Age Tycoons in Techno-Utopian Clothes Joel Kotkin April 24, 2014
Apart from a silly 200th birthday, a clue to why Boz matters is how well he fleshes out our capitalist world.
Charles Dickens Bicentenary: Why We Should Care Jimmy So February 6, 2012
The fundamental error of this system of economic organization was soon found to be desirable by the capitalist class.
The I.W.W. Paul Frederick Brissenden
Did he want Moore to tell them that he was a capitalist found out and punished?
The Prisoner Alice Brown
Mind you also that this applies just as much to the man who is working for wages as to the capitalist and every owner of property.
Fundamentals of Prosperity Roger W. Babson
The explorer of the capitalist syndicate was still enthusiastic.
Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard Joseph Conrad
The settler who carried out labour, found his servant desert him to occupy land acquired by the capitalist who carried out money.
The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) John West
a person who owns capital, esp capital invested in a business
(politics) a supporter of capitalism
(informal) generally (derogatory) a rich person
of or relating to capital, capitalists, or capitalism
1791, “man of money,” from French capitaliste, a coinage of the Revolution and a term of reproach; see capital (n.1) + -ist. Related: Capitalistic.
pertaining to or ; founded on or believing in : a capitalistic system. Contemporary Examples We have a very global economy, human nature—it’s a capitalistic economy. Auletta and Cohan Discuss Greed and Geithner The Daily Beast April 22, 2009 More than half of Jordanians, Egyptians, Tunisians, and Lebanese respond favorably about our capitalistic model. Obama’s […]
any substance or agent that tends to produce a cancer. Contemporary Examples The coal ash deposits have heavy concentrations of hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen. Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco Chronicle Mining Catastrophes in West Virginia Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco June 13, 2012 One study found it to be 30 times more potent a carcinogen. The […]
preventing or retarding caries.
- Anti caste
Sociology. an endogamous and hereditary social group limited to persons of the same rank, occupation, economic position, etc., and having mores distinguishing it from other such groups. any rigid system of social distinctions. Hinduism. any of the social divisions into which Hindu society is traditionally divided, each caste having its own privileges and limitations, transferred […]