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interventionist

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Politics
interventionistin‧ter‧ven‧tion‧ist /ˌɪntəˈvenʃənɪst $ -tər-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 PPbased on the belief of a government or organization that it should take action or spend money to influence the economy (=financial system) or what happens in other countriesinterventionist approach/role/policy 🔊 The UN adopted a more interventionist approach in the region.interventionism noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
interventionistThese, representing a powerful State, are highly interventionist, concerned with efficiency and productivity, and rationalists to the core.It is not a purely capitalist system, however, because the state is extremely interventionist in promoting economic development.Instead, he promised the government would have an active but not interventionist role.For more than 100 years, the left saw the powerful, interventionist state as the means to deliver its political objectives.interventionist approach/role/policyInstead, he promised the government would have an active but not interventionist role.This should form the new interventionist policy.How can the money be found for Mr Heseltine's interventionist policies at such a moment?This interventionist approach stands uneasily alongside the free-market rationale.It will infuriate the Right because of Mr Heseltine's interventionist approach to industrial policy.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinterventionistin‧ter‧ven‧tion‧ist /ˌɪntəˈvenʃənɪst-tər-/ adjectiveECONOMICS believing that a government should try to influence trade by spending government moneyinterventionist policies in the car industryWe favour an interventionist role for government in the economy.interventionist noun [countable]interventionism noun [uncountable]
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