governmentalism

noun
gov·​ern·​men·​tal·​ism | \ˌgə-vər(n)-ˈmen-tə-ˌli-zəm \

Definition of governmentalism 

1 : a theory advocating extension of the sphere and degree of government activity

2 : the tendency toward extension of the role of government

Other Words from governmentalism

governmentalist \ ˌgə-​vər(n)-​ˈmen-​tə-​list \ noun

First Known Use of governmentalism

1841, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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