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] → protectionnisteprotection money n
he pays 200 a week protection money → il paie 200 dollars par semaine pour ne pas être inquiétéprotection order n (to protect child)ordonnance f de placement provisoire; (to protect spouse)ordonnance f de protectionprotection 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.