dirigiste

dirigisme di‧ri‧gisme [ˌdɪrɪˈʒɪzm] noun [uncountable]
ECONOMICS the idea that a government should be very active in planning and running a country's economy:

• He insists the project won't entail any protectionism or dirigisme, with the government dictating to industry.

— dirigiste adjective :

• French socialists remain instinctively dirigiste and nationalist at the first sign of economic trouble.

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dirigiste UK US /diːriːˈʒiːst/ US  /dɪrəˈʒiːst/ adjective ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT
relating to a system in which a government has a lot of control over a country's economy: »

a dirigiste government/model/state


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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