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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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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.
Modern industry has converted the little workshop of the patriarchal master into the great factory of the industrial capitalist. Masses of labourers, crowded into the factory, are organised like soldiers.
There lies your strength and your value--to the capitalist class.
In its dealings with other countries, every capitalist nation in the world has followed very closely and vigorously in the footsteps of its indigenous capitalists who also invariably hold the reins of power.
Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists: World Capitalism and Global History by Harmut Elsenhans, Sage Publications India Pvt.
Her starting point was that for capitalists to make money, they have to sell their goods (and at a profit).
Plum Creek Timber declared that it has made a joint endeavor with many institutional capitalists to posses and constantly handle a portfolio of U.S.
LAHORE -- Secretary General Pakistan People's Party, Punjab, Tanvir Ashraf Kaira has called upon the federal government to restore the wheat subsidy to the people of Gilgit/Baltistan and thus dispel the impression that is becoming increasingly popular that this is a government of the capitalists by the capitalists and for the capitalists.
In a typical production process a capitalist buys capital goods from earlier capitalists, pays original factors (land and labor) to work on the goods over time, and sells them in the future to a later capitalist and earns the interest rate return.