statism definition by Webster's New World
the doctrine or practice of vesting economic control, economic planning, etc. in a centralized state government
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- statist noun, adjective
statism definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The practice or doctrine of giving a centralized government control over economic planning and policy.
- statˈist adjective & n.