protectionist


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pro·tec·tion·ism

 (prə-tĕk′shə-nĭz′əm)
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·tec′tion·ist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 etre inquiete
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
References in classic literature ?
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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