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a person who has , especially extensive , invested in business enterprises.
an advocate of .
a very wealthy person.
Contemporary Examples

The FN has become a protectionist, anticapitalist party of the dislocated working classes.
Euro Riot Watch David Frum April 29, 2012

opposed to or against the principles or practice of capitalism: anticapitalist riots
someone opposed to or against capitalism: a group of anticapitalists
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.


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