Definition of statism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstādˌizəm/


A political system in which the state has substantial centralized control over social and economic affairs: the rise of authoritarian statism
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  • The split will be between the two philosophies of big government statism and small government constitutionalism.
  • Liberalism, welfare statism, mixed economyism, socialism, fascism, communism, national socialism and statist conservatism have all been resounding failures.
  • Nowhere was it tried - and I mean real socialism, not welfare statism - where tyranny, misery, poverty, fear and oppression failed to follow.

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Syllabification: stat·ism

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