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dirigisme

/diːriːˈʒiːzəm/
noun
1.
control by the state of economic and social matters
Derived Forms
dirigiste, adjective
Word Origin
C20: from French
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Contemporary definitions for dirigisme
noun

economic planning and control by the state; also, state control of social matters

Word Origin

1951; Fr. fr diriger 'to direct'

Usage Note

dirigiste (adj.)

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