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One entry found for capitalism.
Main Entry: cap·i·tal·ism
Pronunciation: primarystresskap-schwat-schwal-secondarystressiz-schwam, primarystresskap-tschwal-
Function: noun
: an economic system in which resources and means of production are privately owned and prices, production, and the distribution of goods are determined mainly by competition in a free market
- cap·i·tal·ist /-schwast/ or cap·i·tal·is·tic /secondarystresskap-schwat-schwal-primarystressis-tik, secondarystresskap-tschwal-/ adjective
- cap·i·tal·is·ti·cal·ly /-ti-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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