etatism

noun
etat·​ism | \ ā-ˈtä-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce etatism (audio) \

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etatist \ ā-​ˈtä-​tist How to pronounce etatist (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of etatism

1923, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for etatism

French étatisme, from état state, from Old French estat — more at state

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“Etatism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/etatism. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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