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  1. The political practice of intervening in a sovereign state's affairs.
  2. The medical practice of trying to prolong someone's life.

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Extensive Definition

Interventionism may refer to:
  • Interventionism (politics) is a political term for significant activity undertaken by a state to influence something not directly under its control.
  • Economic interventionism is any activity, beyond the basic regulation of fraud, undertaken by a central government in an effort to affect a country's economy.
  • Interventionism (medicine) is also a medical term in which patients are viewed as passive recipients receiving external treatments that have the effect of prolonging life.
interventionism in Italian: Interventismo (disambigua)
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