noun Date: 1923 the theory or practice of intervening; specifically governmental interference in economic affairs at home or in political affairs of another country • interventionist noun or adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • intervenţionism — INTERVENŢIONÍSM s.n. Amestec al unui stat în afacerile interne ale altui stat (cu scopul de a l subordona sau de a schimba orânduirea). [pr.: ţi o ] – Din fr. interventionnisme. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  intervenţionísm s. n …   Dicționar Român

  • Interventionism — may refer to:*Interventionism (politics) is a political term for significant activity undertaken by a state to influence something not directly under its control. *Economic interventionism is any activity, beyond the basic regulation of fraud,… …   Wikipedia

  • interventionism — 1923, from INTERVENTION (Cf. intervention) + ISM (Cf. ism). Interventionist, as a noun, is recorded from 1839 …   Etymology dictionary

  • interventionism — interventionist in‧ter‧ven‧tion‧ist [ˌɪntəˈvenʆnɪst ǁ tər ] adjective ECONOMICS believing that a government should try to influence trade by spending government money: • interventionist policies in the car industry • We favour an interventionist …   Financial and business terms

  • interventionism — interventionist ► ADJECTIVE ▪ favouring intervention, especially by a government in its domestic economy or by one state in the affairs of another. ► NOUN ▪ an interventionist person. DERIVATIVES interventionism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • interventionism — interventionist, n., adj. /in teuhr ven sheuh niz euhm/, n. the policy or doctrine of intervening, esp. government interference in the affairs of another state or in domestic economic affairs. [1920 25; INTERVENTION + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • interventionism — noun a) The political practice of intervening in a sovereign states affairs. b) The medical practice of trying to prolong someones life. See Also: interventionist …   Wiktionary

  • intervenţionísm — s. n. (sil. ţi o ) …   Romanian orthography

  • interventionism — in|ter|ven|tion|ism [ ,ıntər venʃə,nızəm ] noun uncount a government policy of becoming involved in the economy, or of trying to influence economic and other social issues in another country ╾ in|ter|ven|tion|ist adjective: an interventionist… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • interventionism — n. policy of interfering in the affairs of other countries …   English contemporary dictionary

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