[thach-uh-riz-uh m]
  1. the conservative policies, political philosophy, and leadership style of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, characterized especially by monetarism, privatization, and labor union reform.

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Related formsThatch·er·ite, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. the policies of monetarism, privatization, and self-help promoted by Margaret Thatcher
Derived FormsThatcherite (ˈθætʃəˌraɪt), noun, adjective
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