[ thach-uh-riz-uhm ]
/ ˈθætʃ əˌrɪz əm /
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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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OTHER WORDS FROM ThatcherismThatch·er·ite, noun, adjective
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How to use Thatcherism in a sentence
Its prestige (if not its income) waxed and waned as Thatcherism died and the Blair era arrived.Charles Saatchi: From Saatchi & Saatchi to Allegedly Choking Nigella Lawson|Peter Jukes|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What Thatcherism meant then and means today is still a highly divisive subject.Margaret Thatcher: The Accidental Feminist|Amanda Foreman|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Part of the global success of Thatcherism was the key support of Ronald Reagan.The Margaret Thatcher, Rupert Murdoch Connection|Peter Jukes|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Its triumph coincided with a relevant historical event: the rise of Thatcherism.Mantel Books the Booker|John Sutherland|October 6, 2009|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Thatcherism
/ (ˈθætʃəˌrɪzəm) /
the policies of monetarism, privatization, and self-help promoted by Margaret Thatcher
Derived forms of ThatcherismThatcherite (ˈθætʃəˌraɪt), noun, adjective
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