- (UK) IPA (key): /ˈkapɪt(ə)lɪz(ə)m/
- (US) enPR: kăpʹĭ-tl-ĭz'm, IPA (key): /ˈkæpɪ̈tl̩ˌɪzm̩/
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- (uncountable) Capitalism is an economic system in which ordinary people own land and businesses and use them to increase their wealth.
- East Germany moved to Western capitalism after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
- Many people blame capitalism for poverty and pollution.