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Definition of neo-liberal in English:

adjective

Relating to or denoting a modified form of liberalism tending to favour free-market capitalism.
Example sentences
  • The overthrow of neo-liberal capitalism involves revolution in a national framework, even if that is not the end of the process.
  • The vote was against unbridled neo-liberal capitalism, not for nationalism.
  • Given the above, it is both desirable and possible for neo-liberal policies and unfettered capitalism to be resisted and challenged.

noun

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A person with neo-liberal views.
Example sentences
  • In Poland as in other countries right wing social democratic neo-liberals are the greatest enthusiasts for the European Union.
  • But in the absence of criticism by neo-liberals, social democratic governments orient themselves towards the centre or right.
  • Free market neo-liberals believe that governments should not fight globalization or attempt to slow it down.

Derivatives

neo-liberalism

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noun
Example sentences
  • There will be discussions on the war, privatisation, neo-liberalism, democracy, the environment and much more.
  • It denounces not merely neo-liberalism, but also capitalism itself.
  • In the policy world, neo-liberalism is identified with the promotion of capitalism and Western democratic values and institutions.

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