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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.
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pro•tec•tion•ism

(prəˈtɛk ʃəˌnɪz əm)

n.
the practice of protecting domestic industries from foreign competition by imposing import duties or quotas.
[1855–60]
pro•tec′tion•ist, n., adj.
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protectionism

the theory or practice of a method of fostering or developing industry through restrictive tariffs on foreign imports. — protectionist, n., adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.protectionism - the policy of imposing duties or quotas on imports in order to protect home industries from overseas competition
economic policy - a government policy for maintaining economic growth and tax revenues
import barrier, trade barrier - any regulation or policy that restricts international trade
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Translations

protectionism

[prəˈtekʃənɪzəm] Nproteccionismo m
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protectionism

[prəˈtɛkʃənɪzəm] nprotectionnisme m
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protectionism

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protectionism

[prəˈtɛkʃˌnɪzm] nprotezionismo
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The system of agricultural protectionism that this compromise produced survives to this day, exemplified in import duties of 69 percent on beef and 26 percent for pork.
Negotiating new trade agreements is becoming harder as average tariffs have already fallen dramatically over the last several decades; deals now hinge on much thornier subjects such as labour standards, agricultural protectionism and protection of intellectual property.
While the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture attempted to specify a more binding set of constraints on agricultural protectionism with respect to export subsidies, domestic forms of support, and import barriers, the resulting disciplines made a very modest impact on existing levels of protectionism, typically leaving 60 to 70 percent of these unconstrained.
The TPP initiative is clearly at odds with agricultural protectionism in U.S.
The latter six explore the political origins of the economic crises, US and German interests in the global economy and financial crisis in particular, the survival of agricultural protectionism, trade strategies during the Great Recession and the transformation of US political economy under Obama.
People who reported difficulty finding a job or were older were much more likely to support agricultural protectionism when primed to think from the producer perspective.
We explore in this article an institutional foundation of agricultural protectionism in Japan, a country long recognized as resisting international pressures to open up its rice market.
At the same time, agricultural protectionism in the otherwise potential markets of Western Europe, North America and Japan imposed hard limits on the possibility of diversification away from the United Kingdom I and consumption of the increasing production needed if New Zealand was to grow.
These, he said, could reduce domestic production and risked a "spiral of agricultural protectionism".

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