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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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monetarismmon‧e‧ta‧ris‧m /ˈmʌnətərɪzəm $ ˈmɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  PEthe belief that the best way to manage a country’s economy is for the government to control and limit the amount of money that is available and being used the monetarism of the 1980smonetarist adjective, noun [countable] a monetarist view of the economy
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monetarismThe kind of ideological politics which he castigates as non-Conservative covers monetarism as well as Marxism.If monetarism is adopted as the basis for policy, the authorities must reduce the endogenous element to a minimum.His government's free-the-market monetarism was beginning to bear fruit.Critics of monetarism, however, remain unconvinced.The rise of monetarism was accompanied by increased importance being attached to monetary policy.A summary of the main tenets of monetarism and the monetarist policy recommendations are summarised at the end of the next chapter.The monetarism which Nigel Lawson abandoned was not perfect.
From Longman Business Dictionarymonetarismmon‧e‧ta‧ris‧m /ˈmʌnətərɪzəmˈmɑː-/ noun [uncountable]ECONOMICS the idea that an economy can be controlled by its CENTRAL BANK influencing the MONEY SUPPLY (=amount of money in the economy at a particular time). For example, the central bank can influence the amount of bank lending by increasing or lowering interest rates
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