Complete Definition of "capitalism"

English

Etymology
From the L. term|capitalis via the English root term|capital

Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. context|politics|uncountable a socio-economic system based on private property rights, including the private ownership of resources or capital, with economic decisions made largely through the operation of a free market rather than by state control.
  2. context|economics|uncountable a socio-economic system based on the abstraction of resources into the form of capital, whether privately or state owned and regulated.
  3. countable a specific variation or implementation of either such socio-economic system

Translations
trans-top|socio-economic system based on private property rights
Breton: kapitalouriezh f
Chinese: simp. 资本主义/trad. 資本主義 (zīběnzhǔyì)
Croatian: t+|hr|kapitalizam|m
Czech: t-|cs|kapitalismus, t-|cs|kapitalizmus
Dutch: kapitalisme n
Finnish: t+|fi|kapitalismi
French: t+|fr|capitalisme|m
German: t+|de|Kapitalismus|m
Greek: Καπιταλισμός ο
Hebrew: קפיטליזם (qapit'alizm) m
Italian: t-|it|capitalismo|m
Japanese: t-|ja|資本主義|sc=Jpan
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Malayalam: മുതലാളിത്തം (muthalaaLiththam)
Polish: t-|pl|kapitalizm|m
Portuguese: t-|pt|capitalismo|m
Romanian: t-|ro|capitalism|n
Russian: капитализм (kapítalizm)
Swedish: t-|sv|kapitalism
Slovene: kapitalizem m
Telugu: పెట్టుబడిదారీ (peTTubaDidaaree)
Turkish: t+|tr|kapitalizm
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trans-top|socio-economic system based on the abstraction of resources
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Category:English_nouns ending in -ism

External links
w:capitalism|Wikipedia article on capitalism
w:talk:state capitalism|Debate over definition of state capitalism on Wikipedia talk:state capitalism page

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