interventionism

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noun in·ter·ven·tion·ism \ˌin-tər-ˈven(t)-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of interventionism

  1. :  the theory or practice of intervening; specifically :  governmental interference in economic affairs at home or in political affairs of another country

interventionist

play \ˌin-tər-ˈvench-nist, -ˈven(t)-shə-nist\ noun or adjective

Examples of interventionism in a sentence

  1. a proponent of aggressive economic interventionism

1923

First Known Use of interventionism

1923


INTERVENTIONISM Defined for English Language Learners

interventionism

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noun in·ter·ven·tion·ism \ˌin-tər-ˈven(t)-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of interventionism for English Language Learners

  • : a government policy or practice of doing things to directly influence the country's economy or the political affairs of another country

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