Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mercantilism

2 senses of mercantilism

Sense 1
mercantilism, mercantile system -- (an economic system (Europe in 18th century) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests)
       => managed economy -- (a non-market economy in which government intervention is important in allocating goods and resources and determining prices)

Sense 2
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism -- (transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services))
       => transaction, dealing, dealings -- (the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me")

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