laissez–faire

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1 laissez–faire /ˌlɛˌseɪˈfeɚ/ noun
1 laissez–faire
/ˌlɛˌseɪˈfeɚ/
noun
Learner's definition of LAISSEZ–FAIRE
[noncount] economics
: a policy that allows businesses to operate with very little interference from the government
2 laissez–faire /ˌlɛˌseɪˈfeɚ/ adjective
2 laissez–faire
/ˌlɛˌseɪˈfeɚ/
adjective
Learner's definition of LAISSEZ–FAIRE
always used before a noun [more laissez–faire; most laissez–faire] economics
: favoring a policy that allows businesses to operate with very little interference from the government often used figuratively
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