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interventionism

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noun in·ter·ven·tion·ism \-ˈven(t)-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Simple Definition of interventionism

  • : a government policy or practice of doing things to directly influence the country's economy or the political affairs of another country

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of interventionism

  1. :  the theory or practice of intervening; specifically :  governmental interference in economic affairs at home or in political affairs of another country

interventionist

play \-ˈvench-nist, -ˈven(t)-shə-nist\ noun or adjective

Examples of interventionism in a sentence

  1. a proponent of aggressive economic interventionism



1923

First Known Use of interventionism

1923

Rhymes with interventionism

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