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Capitalist

Capitalist is narrowly defined as a person whose income derives purely or mainly from his investments rather than from an on-going job or work. It has come to refer primarily to any of the very rich and powerful people who, in market economies, can exert influence or control over national and international markets and economies.

Many philosophers and political theorists use "capitalist" to mean "an advocate of capitalism"--q.v.



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