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Definition of laissez-faire adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    laissez-faire

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌleseɪ ˈfeə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfer//
     
    (from French)
     
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  1. 1following a policy of allowing private businesses to develop without government control a laissez-faire economy
  2. 2not trying to control somebody and allowing them to do what they want They have a laissez-faire approach to bringing up their children.

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