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ne·o·lib·er·al·ism

 (nē′ō-lĭb′ər-ə-lĭz′əm, -lĭb′rə-)
n.
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.

neoliberalism

(ˌniːəʊˈlɪbərəˌlɪzəm; -ˈlɪbrəˌlɪzəm)
n
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

ne•o•lib•er•al•ism

(ˌni oʊˈlɪb ər əˌlɪz əm, -ˈlɪb rə-)

n.
a moderate form of liberalism that modifies its traditional government policies, as on labor unions and taxes.
[1955–60]
ne`o•lib′er•al, adj., n.

neoliberalism

a movement that modifies classical liberalism in light of 20th-century conditions.
See also: Politics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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