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state capitalism

noun
1.
a form of capitalism in which the central government controls most of the capital, industry, natural resources, etc.
Origin of state capitalism
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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  • Here we have a program closely resembling that of "state capitalism."

    Socialism As It Is William English Walling
  • state capitalism has a very definite principle and program of labor reform.

    Socialism As It Is William English Walling
  • And, above and beyond this, state capitalism is actually expropriating private capitalists.

British Dictionary definitions for state capitalism

state capitalism

noun
1.
a form of capitalism in which the state owns or controls most of the means of production and other capital: often very similar to state socialism
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