Capitalism is an economic system, but it implies a form of government which generally upholds private property rights. That in turn implies that there are constitutional limits to the power of the majority, or whoever else is in charge, which protect individuals from having their property arbitrarily confiscated for public use (or for the private use of others). This is obviously judged on a sliding scale; governments are more or less compatible with capitalism depending of how much they respect private property rights. The nature of government implies that property rights are not always respected (e.g. taxes and the monopoly on force).
A pure democracy would not be compatible with capitalism (or rights in general) because it would make individual rights subordinate to the will of the majority.
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