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dirigisme

noun di·ri·gisme \di-ri-ˈzhi-zəm, dē-rē-ˈzhēs-mə\

Definition of DIRIGISME

:  economic planning and control by the state
di·ri·giste \di-ri-ˈzhēst, dē-rē-\ adjective

Origin of DIRIGISME

French, from diriger to direct (from Latin dirigere) + -isme -ism
First Known Use: 1947

Other Economics Terms

actuary, compound interest, globalization, indemnity, portfolio, rentier, stagflation, usurer

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