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Das Kapital

[German dahs kah-pi-tahl] /German dɑs ˌkɑ pɪˈtɑl/
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1.
a work (1867) by Karl Marx, dealing with economic, social, and political relations within society and containing the tenets on which modern communism is based.
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Das Kapital [(dahs kah-pi-tahl)]

(3 vol., 1861, 1885, 1894) The greatest work by Karl Marx on economics; the title is German for “capital.” It describes the capitalist system in highly critical terms and predicts its defeat by socialism.

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