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Reaganomics

[rey-guh-nom-iks] /ˌreɪ gəˈnɒm ɪks/
noun
1.
the economic policies put forth by the administration of President Ronald Reagan, especially as emphasizing supply-side theory.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85; blend of Reagan and economics
Related forms
Reaganomic, adjective
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Contemporary definitions for Reaganomics
noun

any economic plan that promotes low taxes, low social-services spending, and high military spending -- which then contributes to low interest rates, low inflation, and large budget deficits

Word Origin

from former President Ronald Reagan's economic policy

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Word Origin and History for Reaganomics
n.

by Feb. 1981, in reference to economic police of U.S. President Ronald Reagan, from Reagan + economics.

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