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The policy or practice of intervening, especially:
a. The policy of intervening in the affairs of another sovereign state.
b. The use of government power to control or influence domestic economic activity.


(ˌɪn tərˈvɛn ʃəˌnɪz əm)

the policy or doctrine of intervening, esp. government interference in the affairs of another state.
in`ter•ven′tion•ist, n., adj.


the doctrine supporting intervention, especially in international affairs and the politics of other countries. — interventionist, n., adj.
See also: Politics


[ˌɪntəˈvenʃənɪzəm] Nintervencionismo m


[ˌɪntəˈvɛnʃnɪzm] ninterventismo
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