Definition of Mitterrandism in US English:

Mitterrandism

(also Mitterandism)

noun

Politics
  • In France: the political and economic policies associated with François Mitterrand, characterized by moderate socialism, political compromise, and the promotion of European integration.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Daedalus. From the name of François Mitterrand, socialist President of France + -ism, apparently after French Mitterrandisme.

Pronunciation

Mitterrandism

/ˈmɪtərɒndɪz(ə)m/