Definitions for laissez faireˌlɛs eɪ ˈfɛər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. individualism, laissez faire(adj)

    the doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs

  2. individualistic, laissez-faire(a)(adj)

    with minimally restricted freedom in commerce

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. laissez faire(Noun)

    A policy of governmental non-interference in economic affairs.

  2. laissez faire(Noun)

    A policy of non-interference by authority in any competitive process.

  3. laissez faire(Adjective)

    Practicing or representing governmental noninterference, or minimal interference, especially in economic affairs; pertaining to free-market capitalism.

  4. laissez faire(Adjective)

    Advocating such noninterference.

  5. laissez faire(Adjective)

    Resulting from such noninterference.

  6. laissez faire(Adjective)

    Avoiding interference in other people's affairs; choosing to live and let live.

  7. Origin: From laisser faire

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Laissez faire

    noninterference; -- an axiom of some political economists, deprecating interference of government by attempts to foster or regulate commerce, manufactures, etc., by bounty or by restriction; as, the doctrine of laissez faire; the laissez faire system government

  2. Origin: [F., let alone.]


Translations for laissez faire

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Laissez-faireGerman
  • laissez-faire, laissez-faire-[[politiikka]]Finnish
  • laisser-faire, laissez-faireFrench
  • afskiptaleysi, afskiptaleysi stjórnvalda, afskiptalausIcelandic
  • 自由放任, レッセフェールJapanese
  • laissez-faireMalay
  • лессе-фер, невмешательствоRussian

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