noun di·ri·gisme \di-ri-ˈzhi-zəm, dē-rē-ˈzhēs-mə\

Definition of dirigisme

  1. :  economic planning and control by the state


play \di-ri-ˈzhēst, dē-rē-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of dirigisme

French, from diriger to direct (from Latin dirigere) + -isme -ism

First Known Use: 1947

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