noun. ['ˈkæpɪtəˌlɪzəm'] an economic system based on private ownership of capital.
- laissez-faire economy
- market economy
- free enterprise
- venture capitalism
- capitalist economy
- non-market economy
- capitalisme (French)
- capital (French)
Words that Rhyme with Capitalism
How do you pronounce capitalism?
Pronounce capitalism as ˈkæpɪtəˌlɪzəm.
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Example sentences of the word capitalism
1. Noun, singular or mass
Eliminating both capitalism and private ownership of the means of production is the communist ideal.
Quotes containing the word capitalism
1. Corporations, consumers, and citizens must begin acting in concert to create a powerful third pillar of social transformation if we hope to meet the social challenges we currently face with equal force. This begins with corporations that choose to alter how they practice capitalism in two ways to serve the greater good.
- Simon Mainwaring
2. The decadent international but individualistic capitalism in the hands of which we found ourselves after the war is not a success. It is not intelligent. It is not beautiful. It is not just. It is not virtuous. And it doesn't deliver the goods.
- John Maynard Keynes
3. They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?
- Fidel Castro