economism

noun
econ·​o·​mism | \ ēˈkänəˌmizəm, ə̇ˈ- \
plural -s

Definition of economism

: a theory or viewpoint that attaches decisive or principal importance to economic goals or interests

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History and Etymology for economism

borrowed from French économisme, from économie “economy” (going back to Middle French yconomie, economie) + -isme -ism

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“Economism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/economism. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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