capitalist capitalist  /ˈkæ pə tə ləst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a conservative advocate of capitalism
  2. (n) a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
  3. (adj) of or relating to capitalism or capitalists
  4. (adj) favoring or practicing capitalism

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Moscow's reddest carpet rolled out last week, not for a visiting Communist, but for a Homburged, blue-suited visitor who looked like what he is: a capitalist tycoon.

News

  1. Meakem to break down latest venture

    By Alex Nixon, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Venture capitalist Glen Meakem will detail a new Internet business he’s developed later this month during an invite-only meeting at his company’s Downtown offices. Meakem, ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. Riot police clash with anti-G8 protesters in London

    LONDON — British riot police clashed with anti-capitalist protesters in running confrontations through the streets of central London on Tuesday, arresting at least 32 people as activists targeted some of the world's biggest companies before next week's G8 summit.About 100 protesters gathered outside oil company BP Plc's headquarters, while others chanted "war criminals" at the office of U.S ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Venture capitalist files new Wash. gun control bill

    Seattle venture capitalist Nick Hanauer will file a proposed gun control bill with the Washington legislature on Monday. The bill proposes to close a loophole in Washington's current background check law.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: KING5 Seattle

Quotes

  1. "The capitalist economy is on the verge of collapse. Capitalism as a system has failed," Ahmadinejad said in a speech at the opening of the Economic Cooperation Organization summit in Tehran.
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Whether we like it or not, we have to live under a capitalist system," said Mr. Thaksin, a telecommunications billionaire-turned-politician who led Thailand from 2001 until the coup. "And to live in it successfully, we have to open up our...
    on Jan 15, 2007 By: Thaksin Shinawatra Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. After Comrade George W. Bush nationalised the two giants of the US mortgage market, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, earlier this month, Anatole Kaletsky wrote in The Times of London that "the most capitalist administration ever, in the world's most...
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Anatole Kaletsky Source: The Canberra Times

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