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Definition of "free-enterprise" [free-enterprise]

  • Of or pertaining to the free enterprise system having private ownership of the means of production and competition between enterprises. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "free-enterprise" in a sentence
  • "Assertive, charismatic and armed with communi- cations skills honed on talk radio, she represents a dynamic new face for the so-called "free-enterprise" Liberals not connected to their federal namesake, they're a coalition that embraces federal Tories who hope to rebound from a dramatic collapse in support and win a fourth term."
  • "Huckabee, a former Arkansas governor who failed to win the 2008 Republican presidential nomination, charges that the president "is devouring the entire free-enterprise system" and lists Obama's decision to bail out the auto and banking industries as mistakes."
  • "The pursuit of money is the very basis of a free-enterprise society, which is the very basis of modern prosperity and technological advancement."