Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The practice or doctrine of giving a centralized government control over economic planning and policy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of government; hence, in a depreciative sense, policy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The art of governing a state; statecraft; policy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The belief that the centralization of power in a state is the ideal or best way to organize humanity.

Etymologies

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From state +‎ -ism

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