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statism

noun stat·ism \ˈstā-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of STATISM

:  concentration of economic controls and planning in the hands of a highly centralized government often extending to government ownership of industry

First Known Use of STATISM

1919

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

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