Adjective "mercantilist" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples

noun & adjective

  1. 'These countries now have bunker mentalities that are driving them toward mercantilist policies, and they continue to run large trade surpluses as a consequence.'
  2. 'For some in the mercantilist tradition, augmentation of national wealth mainly took the form of additional money balances accumulated through foreign trade.'

More definitions

1. mercantile practices or spirit; commercialism.

2. mercantile system.

More examples(as adjective)

"popes can be mercantilist."

Origin

(mercantilism)