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Noun: interventionism  ,in-tu(r)'ven-shu,ni-z(u)m
  1. (politics) favouring intervening in a state's affairs, esp. a government controlling the economy, or military intervention in another state (e.g. to prevent genocide, preserve access to their natural resources, etc.)

Derived forms: interventionisms

Encyclopedia: Interventionism