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Definition of "interventionism" []

  • The policy or practice of intervening, especially: (noun)
  • The policy of intervening in the affairs of another sovereign state. (noun)
  • The use of government power to control or influence domestic economic activity. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "interventionism" in a sentence
  • "The problem with the new wave of government interventionism is going to be that governments are always bubble cheerleaders, not bubble-poppers."
  • "If you agree that interventionism is not an option (that is how I interpret your post) then what can you propose?"
  • "And only non-interventionism is consistent with classical republicanism and small-goverment conservatism."