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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.
References in classic literature ?
Capitalists treated it exactly as they treated the Atlantic Cable project when Cyrus Field visited Boston in 1862.
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.
The venture capitalist has a set of investors in each fund that is under management, and the venture capitalist also has incentives to continue soliciting new funds.
In his book Strategic Capitalism, D'Aveni summarizes his findings from years of strategic analyses, gives a thorough introduction to the four generic capitalist strategies (e.
The success of capitalism has raised the standard of living of the mass of the population in capitalist countries.
Over the following one and a quarter century, China was incorporated into the capitalist world system and suffered massive and sustained declines.
Zulfikar Ghose in The Murder of Aziz Khan has tackled the issues arising out of the working of the capitalism and the operation of the capitalist ideology.
Last week, he blamed water shortages around the world on "the follies of the capitalist countries.