governmentalism


gov·ern·men·tal·ism

noun \ˌgə-vər(n)-ˈmen-tə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of GOVERNMENTALISM

1
:  a theory advocating extension of the sphere and degree of government activity
2
:  the tendency toward extension of the role of government
gov·ern·men·tal·ist \-tə-list\ noun

First Known Use of GOVERNMENTALISM

1848

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