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 (nē′ō-lĭb′ər-ə-lĭz′əm, -lĭb′rə-)
A political theory of the late 1900s holding that personal liberty is maximized by limiting government interference in the operation of free markets.

ne′o·lib′er·al adj. & n.


(ˌniːəʊˈlɪbərəˌlɪzəm; -ˈlɪbrəˌlɪzəm)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a modern politico-economic theory favouring free trade, privatization, minimal government intervention in business, reduced public expenditure on social services, etc
2. (Economics) a modern politico-economic theory favouring free trade, privatization, minimal government intervention in business, reduced public expenditure on social services, etc
ˌneoˈliberal adj, n


(ˌni oʊˈlɪb ər əˌlɪz əm, -ˈlɪb rə-)

a moderate form of liberalism that modifies its traditional government policies, as on labor unions and taxes.
ne`o•lib′er•al, adj., n.


a movement that modifies classical liberalism in light of 20th-century conditions.
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Noun1.neoliberalism - a political orientation originating in the 1960s; blends liberal political views with an emphasis on economic growth
liberalism - a political orientation that favors social progress by reform and by changing laws rather than by revolution
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This book documents how Latinx theatre in the US has engaged with the policies, procedures, and outcomes of neoliberal economics from the 1970s to the present, and how artists developed innovative theatrical modes to address it.
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