state action

Definitions of "state action"
  1. An action either directly executed by the government, or significantly connected to the government such that it can be considered a consequence of its conduct
  2. The process by which the government replaces competitive dynamics with controlling regulations or a state-regulated sole provider
How to use "state action" in a sentence
  1. When a government agency enacts a new policy, this can be considered as state action.
  2. The shift from independent businesses to a sole utility provider is an example of state action.
  3. The implementation of a new inspection practice by the health department is a state action.

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