laissez faire , laisser faire (French)
a (Also called)
individualism the doctrine of unrestricted freedom in commerce, esp. for private interests
b (as modifier)
a laissez-faire economy
2 indifference or noninterference, esp. in the affairs of others
(French, literally: let (them) act)
laissez-faireism, laisser-faireism n
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