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immobilism

Line breaks: im¦mo¦bil|ism
Pronunciation: /ɪˈməʊbɪlɪz(ə)m
 
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Definition of immobilism in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Deep-seated resistance to political change.
Example sentences
  • The result is that caution and political immobilism have now become instinctive.
  • The multi-tiered pattern which has emerged is largely law and court-driven, marked by policy immobilism at the centre and by negative market integration, which imposes significant constraints on national social policies.
  • The stability of the past, at times bordering on immobilism and stagnation, has been replaced by mobility and change, by economic revival and political uncertainty.

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