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free-enterprise

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the free enterprise system having private ownership of the means of production and competition between enterprises.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. subscribing to capitalistic competition

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Examples

  • Assertive, charismatic and armed with communi- cations skills honed on talk radio, she represents a dynamic new face for the so-called "free-enterprise" Liberals not connected to their federal namesake, they're a coalition that embraces federal Tories who hope to rebound from a dramatic collapse in support and win a fourth term.

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  • Huckabee, a former Arkansas governor who failed to win the 2008 Republican presidential nomination, charges that the president "is devouring the entire free-enterprise system" and lists Obama's decision to bail out the auto and banking industries as mistakes.

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  • The pursuit of money is the very basis of a free-enterprise society, which is the very basis of modern prosperity and technological advancement.

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  • They distort our market-based, free-enterprise economy, Wells Fargo Chief Executive John Stumpf said in his annual shareholder letter posted on the bank's website earlier this month.

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  • Conservatives and free-enterprise advocates should seize the moment to show their own passion for the issues being debated—and, where appropriate, even embrace the protesters' moral critique of America's distorted and depressed system.

    Fairness and the 'Occupy' Movement

  • This brings us to a second Occupy goal that free-enterprise advocates can embrace: denouncing crony capitalism.

    Fairness and the 'Occupy' Movement

  • Efforts by Chinese companies to expand abroad have been scuttled by skepticism over what is sometimes called the China Model—a loose term for China's combination of free-enterprise values and a heavy role for the government and the ruling Communist party.

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  • One of the great things about the free-enterprise system is that we all have read stories, and or know someone who started out as a maintenance worker, and by working hard-eventually make it to the top.

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  • A person can work hard their entire life here in a free-enterprise society and never become wealthy.

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  • A woefully small number of successful beneficiaries of America's free-enterprise system are stepping up to defend free markets and restore a reasonable balance between the private and public sectors.

    Rebalancing the Relation of Government and Business

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