capitalistic capitalistic  /ˌkæ pɪ tə ˈlɪ stɪk/


  1. (adj) favoring or practicing capitalism
  2. (adj) of or relating to capitalism or capitalists



  1. Few capitalistic ventures can rival the return on invest ment of a movie megabit, and National Lampoon's Animal House is, in more ways than one, a gross example.
  2. But Bernie wanted to play X-games Capitalism, run by the mantra that's at the core of all capitalistic endeavors: Enough Is Never Enough.


  1. Asiana Plane Crash: S.F. Hotels Let Displaced Travelers Stay on the Cheap

    Some hotels around the Bay Area showed their capitalistic spirit by reportedly increasing hotel rates up to five times the average in response to the Asiana plane crash on Saturday. Accordin...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: SF Weekly Blogs

  2. Discoveries: Is Nitt Witt Ridge folk art or junk-heap Hearst Castle?

    CAMBRIA – Dynastic pretensions reside 15 miles up the coast at the Hearst Castle, where that monument to capitalistic excess stands proudly amid the coastal mountain range.
    on July 4, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee


  1. "The mistake that some people make, I think, is that they assume capitalism is a political doctrine," Koppel said. "It's not. It's an economic theory. You can have a totally capitalistic society, which China is rapidly becoming, and still not...
    on Jul 6, 2008 By: Ted Koppel Source: FOXNews

  2. "Our main concern will be to create an atmosphere to have a capitalistic mode of production," Maoist leader Prachanda told The Associated Press weeks before the vote.
    on Apr 14, 2008 By: chairman Prachanda Source: Washington Post

  3. "You should break them up into smaller pieces," Bachus told the Women in Housing and Finance group. "We're a capitalistic economy, we're not a socialist economy."
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Spencer Bachus Source: The Foreign Exchange Market

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