interventionism


in·ter·ven·tion·ism

noun \-ˈven(t)-shə-ˌni-zəm\

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

Full Definition of INTERVENTIONISM

:  the theory or practice of intervening; specifically :  governmental interference in economic affairs at home or in political affairs of another country
in·ter·ven·tion·ist \-ˈvench-nist, -ˈven(t)-shə-nist\ noun or adjective

Examples of INTERVENTIONISM

  1. a proponent of aggressive economic interventionism

First Known Use of INTERVENTIONISM

1923

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