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government intervention

noun [U]
 
 
GOVERNMENT, ECONOMICS
government actions to influence the way financial markets or particular industries operate: The report said that too much government intervention might have resulted in the poor economic performance of the African economies. Some economists believe that active government intervention in the housing market is now needed.
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