noun Cob·den·ism \ˈkäbdəˌnizəm\

Definition of Cobdenism



  1. :  the political and economic doctrines of Richard Cobden, 19th century English statesman and economist whose national policy was for peace, for withdrawal from the European competition for balance of power, and for free trade

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Origin and Etymology of cobdenism

Richard Cobden †1865 English statesman and economist + English -ism

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a trip made at another's expense

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