Definition of interventionism in English:

interventionism

noun

See interventionist

  • ‘Although peacemaking allows a greater interventionism and activism in the construction of international order than at other historical periods, the results of these endeavours remain uncertain.’
  • ‘Influenced by the nation's new status as the world's sole superpower, rabid interventionism became publicly acceptable.’
  • ‘Aware that some of its European partners are not willing to the recognise the principle of interventionism, the British government is also seeking partners for its project outside of the EU.’
  • ‘The last decade of the twentieth century saw an unprecedented increase in the number and scale of military interventions by United Nations forces: this has been called the new interventionism.’
  • ‘And the two sides would also come together over a new doctrine of enlightened interventionism in Africa.’

Pronunciation

interventionism

/ɪntəˈvɛnʃənɪz(ə)m/