governmentalism

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

Definition of governmentalism

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

  2. 2 :  the tendency toward extension of the role of government

governmentalist

play \ˌgə-vər(n)-ˈmen-tə-list\ noun

First Known Use of governmentalism

1841


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