dirigist

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌdɪɹɪˈʒɪst/ (UK)
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AdjectiveEdit

dirigist (comparative more dirigist, superlative most dirigist)

  1. Alternative form of dirigiste
    • 1976, Friedrich Hayek, Law, Legislation and Liberty:
      Concern with the visible short run effects thus progressively leads to a dirigist organization of the whole society.

NounEdit

dirigist (plural dirigistes)

  1. Alternative form of dirigiste
    • 1998, James M. Buchanan, Politics by Principle, Not Interest: Toward Nondiscriminatory Democracy, page 208:
      But we have not, at least by 1997, observed any postrevolutionary reduction in the zeal of the dirigistes, who seem, genuinely, to consider themselves both epistemologically and morally superior to their fellow citizens.