the trend toward expansion of the government's role, range of activities, or power.
- gov·ern·men·tal·ist, noun
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How to use governmentalism in a sentence
National socialism means governmentalism, which is tyranny over the individual.
governmentalism, therefore, means the exercise of the powers of government considered as a principle.
There is also another kind of reason for being undismayed at the threat of governmentalism.
governmentalism and paternalism have always been evils, Mr. Flower asserts.