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)



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