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Imperialism vs. Capitalism

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Imperialismnoun

The policy of forcefully extending a nation's authority by territorial gain or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations.

Capitalismnoun

(politics) A socio-economic system based on private ownership of resources or capital.

Imperialismnoun

The power or character of an emperor; imperial authority; the spirit of empire.

‘Roman imperialism had divided the world.’;

Capitalismnoun

(economics) An economic system based on private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit.

Imperialismnoun

The policy, practice, or advocacy of seeking, or acquiescing in, the extension of the control, dominion, or empire of a nation, as by the acquirement of new, esp. distant, territory or dependencies, or by the closer union of parts more or less independent of each other for operations of war, copyright, internal commerce, etc. The practise of building or extending an empire.

‘The tide of English opinion began to turn about 1870, and since then it has run with increasing force in the direction of what is called imperialism.’;

Capitalismnoun

A socio-economic system based on private property rights, including the private ownership of resources or capital, with economic decisions made largely through the operation of a market unregulated by the state.

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Imperialismnoun

a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries

Capitalismnoun

An economic system based on the abstraction of resources into the form of privately owned capital, with economic decisions made largely through the operation of a market unregulated by the state.

Imperialismnoun

a political orientation that advocates imperial interests

Capitalismnoun

An economic system based on predominantly private (individual or corporate) investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of goods and wealth; contrasted with socialism or especially communism, in which the state has the predominant role in the economy.

Imperialismnoun

any instance of aggressive extension of authority

Capitalismnoun

an economic system based on private ownership of capital

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Imperialism

Imperialism is a policy or ideology of extending the rule over peoples and other countries, for extending political and economic access, power and control, often through employing hard power, especially military force, but also soft power. While related to the concepts of colonialism and empire, imperialism is a distinct concept that can apply to other forms of expansion and many forms of government.

Capitalism

Capitalism is an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit. Central characteristics of capitalism include capital accumulation, competitive markets, a price system, private property and the recognition of property rights, voluntary exchange and wage labor.

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