interventionism

[in-ter-ven-shuh-niz-uhm]
noun
the policy or doctrine of intervening, especially government interference in the affairs of another state or in domestic economic affairs.

Origin:
1920–25; intervention + -ism

interventionist, noun, adjective
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interventionist (ˌɪntəˈvɛnʃənɪst)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or advocating intervention, esp in the affairs of a foreign country
 
n
2.  an interventionist person or state
 
inter'ventionism
 
n

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Interventionist politicians usually allege market failure to justify their interventions.
Older respondents were more interventionist and less noninterventionist than were younger respondents.
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