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

 

laissez-faire

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌleseɪ ˈfeə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfer//
 
[uncountable] (from French) Economy
 
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the policy of allowing private businesses to develop without government control See related entries: Economy Word OriginFrench, literally ‘allow to do’.

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