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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The principle or policy of concentrating extensive economic, political, and related controls in the central civil government or authority at the cost of individual liberty; Also: Support of or belief in the sovereignty of a central civil government or authority

Usage examples (36)
  • The libertarian who overrules popular statism is saying "At least on this issue, I know better than most people."
  • The statism is so bad over here that we’re just tripping over all of the crushed souls.
  • Among professional economists, the Austrian position on "statism" is hardly interesting.
  • The intrinsic structualism, and motivations of man destroyed this "statism". for more
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