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Scoob asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 10 years ago

What does laissez faire mean?

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    the theory or system of government that upholds the autonomous character of the economic order, believing that government should intervene as little as possible in the direction of economic affairs.

    Source(s): Dictionary
  • Rain
    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    In economics, laissez-faire describes an environment in which transactions between private parties are free from state intervention, including restrictive regulations, taxes, tariffs and enforced monopolies.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Leave us alone.



    In politics, it means the government leaves the individual and small business alone to do their own thing.

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