neoliberalism


neoliberalism
noun
a political orientation originating in the 1960s; blends liberal political views with an emphasis on economic growth
Hypernyms: ↑liberalism

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\\“+\ noun
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ne- + liberalism
1. : a movement or doctrine that attempts to modify the principles of classical liberalism in the light of 20th century conditions
2. : a modern movement in Protestant Christian theology that is critical of earlier 20th century liberalism while affirming many of its fundamental assumptions and that is held to have arisen as a reaction against the new supernaturalism and the conservative doctrines of neoorthodoxy

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neoliberal, adj., n.
/nee'oh lib"euhr euh liz'euhm, -lib"reuh-/, n.
an outgrowth of the U.S. liberal movement, beginning in the late 1960s, that modified somewhat its traditional endorsement of all trade unions and opposition to big business and military buildup.
[NEO- + LIBERAL + -ISM]

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neolibˈeralism noun
A political system that favours free-market economics within a liberal democracy
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