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For many years it had been experimenting with some modest degree of economic liberalism. The Global Marketplace (1993) Economic liberalism has lifted scores of millions out of poverty. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The notion that there is no political space for liberalism is a strange one. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It tells them that in their group liberalism is the social norm. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In ideological terms the era of free trade was above all the era of classical liberalism. Global Capitalism and National Decline (1989)But what might have been an ironic account of modern liberalism becomes something more cosy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Beyond this pathos concerning the relation of political and theological liberalism, we encounter another paradox. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Unable to build a legacy of economic success he seems intent on being remembered for his social liberalism and interpretation of being fair. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Social liberalism extends to alcohol restrictions, where increased pricing to reduce binge drinking has little backing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The capital was gripped by the imperial government's jerky moves to a new political and economic liberalism. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)Universities are, crudely, factory farms for social liberalism. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This retrospective editing of something as well known as Oliver Twist makes all social liberalism appear ridiculous. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The social and economic liberalism of our own day has produced its own moral flaws, but the conservative conformity of the past sheltered a multitude of sins. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)This is an intellectual life rich in lessons for both custodians of the present day academy and, more broadly, for modern day liberalism. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Most of those who were connected with the cause of economic liberalism, within or outside the party, addressed the group at one time or another. Thinking the Unthinkable (1994)
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British English: liberalism NOUN
Liberalism is a belief in gradual social progress by changing laws, rather than by revolution.
He decided that economic liberalism was the best way to secure change.
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