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In France: the political and economic policies associated with François Mitterrand, characterized by moderate socialism, political compromise, and the promotion of European integration.
1970s; earliest use found in Daedalus. From the name of François Mitterrand, socialist President of France + -ism, apparently after French Mitterrandisme.
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