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cap·i·tal·ist

 (kăp′ĭ-tl-ĭst)
n.
1. A supporter of capitalism.
2. An investor of capital in business, especially one having a major financial interest in an important enterprise.
3. A person of great wealth.
adj.
Capitalistic.

capitalist

(ˈkæpɪtəlɪst)
n
1. (Economics) a person who owns capital, esp capital invested in a business
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) politics a supporter of capitalism
3. informal usually derogatory a rich person
adj
(Economics) of or relating to capital, capitalists, or capitalism
ˌcapitalˈistic adj

cap•i•tal•ist

(ˈkæp ɪ tl ɪst)

n.
1. a person who invests capital in business enterprises.
2. an advocate of capitalism.
3. a very wealthy person.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.capitalist - a conservative advocate of capitalism
conservative, conservativist - a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
2.capitalist - a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
bourgeois, businessperson - a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
financier, moneyman - a person skilled in large scale financial transactions
holder, bearer - the person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it; "the bond was marked `payable to bearer'"
investor - someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns
materialist - someone with great regard for material possessions
moneymaker - someone who is successful in accumulating wealth
profiteer - someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)
Adj.1.capitalist - of or relating to capitalism or capitalists; "a capitalist nation"; "capitalistic methods and incentives"
2.capitalist - favoring or practicing capitalism

capitalist

noun
One who is occupied with or expert in large-scale financial affairs:
Informal: moneyman.
Translations
شخص شَخْصٌ رأسْمالي
kapitalistakapitalistický
kapitalistkapitalistisk
kapitalistikapitalistinenporvariporvarillinen
kapitalista
kapítalískurkapítalisti
kapitalistakapitalistický
anamalcıkapitalistkapitalizm ile ilgili

capitalist

[ˈkæpɪtəlɪst]
A. ADJcapitalista
B. Ncapitalista mf

capitalist

[ˈkæpɪtəlɪst]
adj [country, system] → capitaliste
ncapitaliste mf

capitalist

nKapitalist(in) m(f)

capitalist

[ˈkæpɪtəlɪst] adj & ncapitalista (m/f)

capital1

(ˈkӕpitl) noun
1. the chief town or seat of government. Paris is the capital of France.
2. (also capital letter) any letter of the type found at the beginning of sentences, proper names etc. THESE ARE CAPITAL LETTERS / CAPITALS.
3. money (for investment etc). You need capital to start a new business.
adjective
1. involving punishment by death. a capital offence.
2. excellent. a capital idea.
3. (of a city) being a capital. Paris and other capital cities.
ˈcapitalism noun
a system of economics in which money and business are controlled by capitalists.
ˈcapitalist noun
a person who has much money in business concerns.
ˈcapitalist, ˌcapitaˈlistic adjective
References in classic literature ?
Marija was really the capitalist of the party, for she had become an expert can painter by this time--she was getting fourteen cents for every hundred and ten cans, and she could paint more than two cans every minute.
The slave-owner can whip his refractory slave to death,--the capitalist can starve him to death.
It was a very short distance, fortunately, and the amused capitalist picked her up, set her on her feet, and brushed her off.
Yes; I was made a landlord and capitalist by the folly of the people; but they can unmake me if they will.
Modern industry has converted the little workshop of the patriarchal master into the great factory of the industrial capitalist.
At first, proceeding from the problems of our own age, it seemed clear as daylight to me that the gradual widening of the present merely temporary and social difference between the Capitalist and the Labourer, was the key to the whole position.
Melancholy in a capitalist, like the appearance of a comet, presages some misfortune to the world.
Nioche , as a reduced capitalist, was familiar with these considerations, and he formulated his information, which he was proud to be able to impart, in the neatest possible terms and with a pinch of snuff between finger and thumb.
Here the sleek capitalist and there the sinewy laborer; here the man of science and here the shoe-back; here the poet and here the water-rate collector; here the cabinet minister and there the ballet-dancer.
The capitalist does not run every hour to the broker to coin his advantages into current money of the realm; he is satisfied to read in the quotations of the market that his stocks have risen.
With the cool insolence of a bloated capitalist, secure in his millions, he majestically drew a banknote for fifty roubles from his pocket-book and sent it to the noble young man as a humiliating piece of charity.
opposite to him was Hiram Da Souza, the capitalist of the region.