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capitalist

an owner of CAPITAL, who may or may not be directly involved in production. See CAPITALISM AND CAPITALIST MODE OF PRODUCTION.
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The capitalist and aristocrat of England cannot feel that as we do, because they do not mingle with the class they degrade as we do.
And the Western Union, in the endeavor to protect its private lines, became involuntarily a bell-wether to lead capitalists in the direction of the telephone.
Forbes, who came in as a friend of the Bradleys, were the first capitalists who, for purely business reasons, invested money in the Bell patents.
When he asked capitalists for money, they replied that he might as well expect to lease jew's- harps as telephones.
It encouraged the few capitalists who had invested money, and it stirred others to come forward.
You herd with the capitalist class in another locality.
There lies your strength and your value--to the capitalist class.
Mr Lammle, himself a man of business as well as a capitalist.
Keller shares 5 of the top 10 secrets that capitalists use to garner financial stability and freedom:
Venture capitalists look to invest in cutting-edge and disruptive technology, often generated at universities, he said.
An entrepreneur has turned the tables on venture capitalists by creating TheFunded, an online community where heads of start-ups expose devils and saviours in the world of moneyed investors.
Different from the invention capitalists at one extreme of their continuum and the venture capitalists at the other, the innovation capitalists operate in three stages: seek and evaluate, develop and refine, and market.