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English definition of “dirigisme”


noun [U]     /diːriːˈʒiːzəm/ US   /ˈdɪrəˌʒiːzəm/ ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT
a system in which the government has a lot of control over a country's economy: France was ready for less dirigisme, and more competition and interdependence.
(Definition of dirigisme noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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