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Definition of "capitalistic" [capitalistic]

  • Of or relating to capitalism or capitalists. (adjective)
  • Favoring or practicing capitalism: a capitalistic country. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "capitalistic" in a sentence
  • "He had written a paper proposing a “new” kind of capitalism that was little more than the same old disproved Keynesian, government spending model couched in capitalistic language."
  • "I am a firm believer in capitalistic competition as a driver for innovation (which is why I hate the oil companies SO SO much, dirty price setting oligarchs!) and the RPG market should be no different."
  • "George Soros made most of his money in capitalistic economies."