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lais·sez faire

also lais·ser faire  (lĕs′ā fâr′, lā′zā)
n.
1. An economic doctrine that opposes governmental regulation of or interference in commerce beyond the minimum necessary for a free-enterprise system to operate according to its own economic laws.
2. Noninterference in the affairs of others.

[French : laissez, second person pl. imperative of laisser, to let, allow + faire, to do.]

lais′sez-faire′ adj.
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laissez-faire

The doctrine of leaving economic activity to market forces free of government interference.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.laissez-faire - with minimally restricted freedom in commerce
capitalistic, capitalist - favoring or practicing capitalism
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laissez-faire

laisser-faire
noun nonintervention, free trade, individualism, free enterprise, live and let live the doctrine of laissez-faire and unbridled individualism
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Translations

laissez-faire

[ˌleɪseɪˈfɛər ˌlɛseɪˈfɛər]
nlaisser-faire m
modif [policy, approach] → de laisser-faire
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laissez-faire

adj (Econ) → Laisser-faire-; (fig)leger, lax; laissez-faire economicsLaisser-faire-Wirtschaftspolitik f
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laissez-faire

[ˌlɛseɪˈfɛəʳ]
1. nliberismo
2. adjliberistico/a
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