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1. private-enterprise

adjective. subscribing to capitalistic competition.

Synonyms

  • capitalistic
  • capitalist
  • competitive

Antonyms

  • liberal
  • noncompetitive
  • unaggressive
  • state-controlled

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2. free-enterprise

adjective. subscribing to capitalistic competition.

Synonyms

  • capitalistic
  • capitalist
  • competitive

Antonyms

  • liberal
  • noncompetitive
  • unaggressive
  • state-controlled

3. enterprise

noun. ['ˈɛntɝˌpraɪz, ˈɛnɝˌpraɪz'] a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness).

Synonyms

  • commercial activity
  • task
  • endeavor
  • racket
  • fraudulent scheme
  • project
  • business activity
  • forlorn hope
  • illegitimate enterprise
  • endeavour
  • undertaking

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • best
  • hide
  • disappear

4. enterprise

noun. ['ˈɛntɝˌpraɪz, ˈɛnɝˌpraɪz'] an organization created for business ventures.

Synonyms

  • collective
  • business concern
  • organisation
  • business organisation
  • commercial enterprise
  • business
  • giant
  • business organization
  • organization

Antonyms

  • nonalignment
  • finish
  • small
  • little

5. enterprise

noun. ['ˈɛntɝˌpraɪz, ˈɛnɝˌpraɪz'] readiness to embark on bold new ventures.

Synonyms

  • enterprisingness
  • go-ahead
  • initiative

Antonyms

  • separate
  • disintegrative
  • distributive
  • divided

6. private

adjective. ['ˈpraɪvət'] confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy.

Synonyms

  • cliquish
  • semiprivate
  • clannish
  • backstage
  • confidential
  • snobby
  • snobbish
  • privy
  • sequestered
  • close
  • personal
  • toffee-nosed
  • reclusive
  • nonpublic
  • esoteric
  • tete-a-tete
  • insular
  • secluded
  • one-on-one
  • closed-door
  • head-to-head
  • cloistered
  • offstage
  • secret

Antonyms

  • impersonal
  • exoteric
  • integrated
  • open

Etymology

  • privatus (Latin)

7. private

noun. ['ˈpraɪvət'] an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines.

Synonyms

  • enlisted man
  • common soldier

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • unseal
  • far

Etymology

  • privatus (Latin)

8. private

adjective. ['ˈpraɪvət'] concerning things deeply private and personal.

Antonyms

  • uninformed

Etymology

  • privatus (Latin)

9. private

adjective. ['ˈpraɪvət'] concerning one person exclusively.

Synonyms

  • individual

Antonyms

  • unclassified
  • distant

Etymology

  • privatus (Latin)

10. private

adjective. ['ˈpraɪvət'] not expressed.

Synonyms

  • inward

Antonyms

  • unsociable
  • separate

Etymology

  • privatus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word private-enterprise


1. Noun Phrase
There are many applications for survey research, including polling organizations, colleges and universities, private enterprise and government entities.

2. Noun Phrase
Communist government strongly emphasizes the central state, with very little private enterprise and almost everything owned by the government.

3. Noun Phrase
These economies operate under both government control and private enterprise, and the amount of private control compared to the government control varies by the economy.

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