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neoliberalism

[ nee-oh-lib-er-uh-liz-uhm, -lib-ruh- ]
/ ˌni oʊˈlɪb ər əˌlɪz əm, -ˈlɪb rə- /
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noun

an outgrowth of the liberal political movement that is more moderate than traditional liberalism, especially in its embrace of free-market capitalism.

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Origin of neoliberalism

First recorded in 1895–1900; neo- + liberalism

OTHER WORDS FROM neoliberalism

ne·o·lib·er·al, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neoliberalism

neoliberalism
/ (ˌniːəʊˈlɪbərəˌlɪzəm, -ˈlɪbrəˌlɪzəm) /

noun

a modern politico-economic theory favouring free trade, privatization, minimal government intervention in business, reduced public expenditure on social services, etc

Derived forms of neoliberalism

neoliberal, adjective, noun
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