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Reaganomics

Line breaks: Reagan|om¦ics
Pronunciation: /ˌreɪɡ(ə)nˈɒmɪks
 
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Definition of Reaganomics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The economic policies of the former US president Ronald Reagan, associated especially with the reduction of taxes and the promotion of unrestricted free-market activity: the claim that cutting taxes generates more revenue was a key element of Reaganomics
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  • In the end, there may be no way to tell just how much Reaganomics helped create and foster the environment that has led to today's tech-driven, high-productivity economy.
  • Is there life after Reaganomics?
  • It was a pivotal swing year in American history, when the spirit-of-'76 promise of the Carter years was about to give way to the cutthroat capitalism of Reaganomics and a reheated Cold War.

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