Definition of Speculators

1. Noun. (plural of speculator) ¹

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Definition of Speculators

1. speculator [n] - See also: speculator

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Literary usage of Speculators

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1. Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1904)
"Some among a number of speculators may gain, by '' superior judgment or good fortune in ... It is not to be denied, therefore, that speculators may enrich ..."

2. Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1894)
"Among persons who have not much considered the subject, there is a notion that the gains of speculators are often made by causing an artificial scarcity ..."

3. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1906)
"speculators, said Benton, go to the banks, borrow five, ten, fifty thousand dollars in small notes under twenty dollars, carry them off five hundred or a ..."

4. Principles of political economy with some of their applications to social by John Stuart Mill (1852)
"speculators, therefore, have a highly useful office in the economy of society; and (contrary to common opinion) the most useful portion of the class are ..."

5. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"We try to withhold the best ' seats from the speculators, but the unaccountable thing ' is that the great mass of the public buy of them (prefer ' it), ..."

6. A History of Missouri from the Earliest Explorations and Settlements Until by Louis Houck (1908)
"Wild land was granted free to all actual settlers and farmers, tillers of the soil; these only were favored and not speculators. ..."

7. Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1909)
"The interest, in short, of the speculators as a body, coincides with the interest of the ... I do not deny that speculators may aggravate a local scarcity. ..."

8. Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1899)
"Among persons who have not much considered the subject, there is a notion that the gains of speculators are often made by causing an artificial scarcity; ..."

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