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From Longman Business Dictionary
Related topics: Economics
dirigismedi‧ri‧gisme /ˌdɪrɪˈʒɪzəm/ noun [uncountable] ECONOMICS the idea that a government should be very active in planning and running a country’s economyHe insists the project won’t entail any protectionism or dirigisme, with the government dictating to industry.dirigiste adjectiveFrench socialists remain instinctively dirigiste and nationalist at the first sign of economic trouble.
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