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Descriptor English: Capitalism
Descriptor Spanish: Capitalismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Capitalismo
Descriptor French: Capitalisme
Tree number(s): I01.261.100
I01.696.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D030861
Scope note: A political and economic system characterized by individual rights, by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, and by prices, production, and the distribution of goods that are determined mainly by competition in a free market. (From Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)
Annotation: specify geog
Previous Indexing: Political Systems (1990-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see POLITICAL SYSTEMS 1990-2001
History Note: 2002; use POLITICAL SYSTEMS 1990-2001
DeCS ID: 36352
Unique ID: D030861
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Capitalism - Preferred
Concept UI M0017118
Scope note A political and economic system characterized by individual rights, by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, and by prices, production, and the distribution of goods that are determined mainly by competition in a free market. (From Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)
Preferred term Capitalism



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