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protectionist

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pro·tec·tion·ism  (pr-tksh-nzm)
n.
The advocacy, system, or theory of protecting domestic producers by impeding or limiting, as by tariffs or quotas, the importation of foreign goods and services.

pro·tection·ist n.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.protectionist - an advocate of protectionism
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Translations
protectionist [prəˈtekʃənɪst]
A. ADJproteccionista
B. Nproteccionista mf
protectionist [prəˈtɛkʃənɪst] adj [policy, measure, law] → protectionniste
protection money n
he pays $200 a week protection money → il paie 200 dollars par semaine pour ne pas être inquiété
protection order n (to protect child)ordonnance f de placement provisoire; (to protect spouse)ordonnance f de protection
protection racket nracket m
protectionist
nProtektionist(in) m(f)
protectionist [prəˈtɛkʃnɪst]
1. adjprotezionista
2. nprotezionista m/f


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Now, sooner than let the Protectionists triumph, the Cobden Club itself would blow the gaff and point out to the workers that Protection only means compelling the proprietors of England to employ slaves resident in England and therefore presumably--though by no means necessarily--Englishmen.
 
 
 
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