from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The practice or doctrine of giving a centralized government control over economic planning and policy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The belief that the centralization of power in a state is the ideal or best way to organize humanity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art of governing a state; statecraft; policy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of government; hence, in a depreciative sense, policy.
From state + -ism (Wiktionary)