What is another word for capitalistic?

Pronunciation: [kˌapɪtəlˈɪstɪk] (IPA)

Capitalism is an economic system in which private ownership of the means of production and distribution of goods and services are controlled by individuals instead of the state. Capitalistic is a term used to describe the ideology or practices that follow the principles of capitalism. Synonyms for this word include free market, laissez-faire, capitalist, profit-oriented, commercial, entrepreneurial, and private enterprise. These terms all suggest an economy in which businesses and individuals are free to compete and succeed based on their own merit and without significant government intervention. Whether viewed positively or negatively, the term capitalistic implies a system driven by competition, innovation, and profit.

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Usage examples for Capitalistic

Much of our democratic literature is either capitalistic or bourgeois literature that gives a slight condescending nod to the proletariat.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
His inaugural message and innumerable addresses of his boldly handled the whole trust evil and called for the regulation of capitalistic combinations in the interest of the public.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)"
E. Benjamin Andrews
The capitalistic economies of the British Commonwealth, Common Europe, and your United States of the Americas, with their hunger for, positive need for, sources of raw materials and markets for their manufactured products.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth"
Dallas McCord Reynolds

Famous quotes with Capitalistic

  • Some people think that as the Chinese economy becomes more and more capitalistic it will inevitably become more democratic.
    Peter L. Berger
  • There isn't much in the way of pure communist spirit, because the whole nation seems to be engaged in capitalistic enterprises. Much of the country still operates under government control.
    Iris Chang
  • The more dynamic the capitalistic expansion, the greater the disparity. It is from the disparity that we are going to get all the political upheaval for the next few years.
    Robert D. Kaplan
  • Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it.
    Evita Peron
  • When Jesus comes back, these crazy, greedy, capitalistic men are gonna kill him again.
    Mike Tyson

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