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capitalism is pronounced in five syllables
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An example use of capitalism in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… questioning of capitalism and changing …”
meanings of capitalism
An economic system based on private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit.
A socio-economic system based on private property rights, including the private ownership of resources or capital, with economic decisions made largely through the operation of a market unregulated by the state.
A socio-economic system based on private ownership of resources or capital.
An economic system based on the abstraction of resources into the form of privately owned capital, with economic decisions made largely through the operation of a market unregulated by the state.
capitalism frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR
the word capitalism occurs in english on average 12.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.