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noun

a form of capitalism in which the central government controls most of the capital, industry, natural resources, etc.

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Origin of state capitalism

First recorded in 1925–30
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state capitalism

noun

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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