Definition of neo-liberalism in English:



mass noun
  • A modified form of liberalism tending to favour free-market capitalism.

    ‘social and political issues surrounding neo-liberalism’
    • ‘Globalization and neoliberalism have altered higher education in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean.’
    • ‘The rich bask in the apparent triumph of neo-liberalism.’
    • ‘The rise of global neoliberalism destroyed the conditions required to sustain corespective relations in most core global industries.’
    • ‘What is the alternative to neoliberalism: a more humane capitalism or socialism?’
    • ‘Privatisation and neo-liberalism are the current method of managing capitalism preferred by the capitalist class internationally.’
    • ‘Over the past two decades of neo-liberalism, global economic growth has actually slowed.’
    • ‘The crisis of socialism and the triumph of neo-liberalism have left the field open for nationalist and reactionary forces to take over the leadership of national movements.’
    • ‘This is the social injustice that has exacerbated the plight of the welfare class with the rise of neoliberalism.’
    • ‘Pacification of the masses is what neo-liberalism requires for its global agenda to be attained.’
    • ‘The government has embraced neoliberalism.’
    • ‘For many radicals, the rhetoric of neo-liberalism was taken too literally.’
    • ‘The spread of global neoliberalism has been accompanied by the establishment of formal democracy in many countries.’
    • ‘During the 90's, he was an enthusiastic and vocal defender of extreme neo-liberalism.’