state capitalism

state capitalism
noun Date: 1903 an economic system in which private capitalism is modified by a varying degree of government ownership and control

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  • state capitalism — ➔ capitalism * * * state capitalism UK US noun [U] ► ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT, FINANCE, POLITICS a form of capitalism in which the government controls some property, resources, money, etc.: »Credit Lyonnais, France s largest bank, is a symbol of… …   Financial and business terms

  • state capitalism — n. an economic system in which much of the capital, industry, etc. is controlled by the state: a loose term sometimes equivalent to STATE SOCIALISM …   English World dictionary

  • state capitalism — A label which has been applied to at least three different forms of economic organization: the taking over by a state , within a capitalist society, of major sections of the economy (also known as etatisme or sometimes as ‘democratic socialism’); …   Dictionary of sociology

  • state capitalism — a form of capitalism in which the central government controls most of the capital, industry, natural resources, etc. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • state capitalism — noun a political system in which the state has control of production and the use of capital …   English new terms dictionary

  • state capitalism — noun an economic system that is primarily capitalistic but there is some degree of government ownership of the means of production • Hypernyms: ↑economy, ↑economic system …   Useful english dictionary

  • capitalism — cap‧i‧tal‧is‧m [ˈkæptl ɪzm] noun [uncountable] ECONOMICS a system of production and trade based on property and wealth being owned by private business and ordinary people, rather than the state: • Sweden s middle way between communism and… …   Financial and business terms

  • State socialism — State socialism, broadly speaking, is any variety of socialism which relies on control of the means of production by the state, either through state ownership or regulation. [cite web url= title=Leicester… …   Wikipedia

  • State Socialism — is a term introduced to describe the type of government in countries ruled by communist parties, such as the former USSR, which are generally known as Communist States. However, in its original meaning, communism refers to a situation where there …   Wikipedia

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