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interventionist

adjective     /ˌɪn.təˈven.ʃən.ɪst/ US  /-t̬ɚ-/
(of a government or their actions ) often becoming involved , either in the problems of another country , or in the economy of one's own country : an interventionist role interventionist economic policy Politics interventionism     /-ɪ.zəm/ noun [U] UN interventionismDiplomacy and mediation
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