LAISSEZ-FAIRE

PRONUNCIATION: (les-ay-FAIR)

MEANING: noun:
1. The practice of noninterference in the affairs of others.
2. The economic policy allowing businesses to operate with little intervention from the government.

ETYMOLOGY: From French, literally allow to do. Earliest documented use: 1825.

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LAISSEZ-FAUR - don't disturb Gabriel; he's composing