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capitalism

noun [U] uk   /ˈkæp.ɪ.təl.ɪ.zəm/  us   /-t̬əl-/
C2 an economic, political, and social system in which property, business, and industry are privately owned, directed towards making the greatest possible profits for successful organizations and people
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in Chinese (Traditional) 資本主義…
in Russian капитализм…
in Turkish kapitalizm, bir tür siyasi ve ekonomik sistem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 资本主义…
in Polish kapitalizm…
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