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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The policy of imposing duties or quotas on imports in order to assist home industries with overseas competition.

Usage examples (37)
  • For American businesses, data protectionism translates into lost customers.
  • U.S. interest rates are creeping up and protectionism is growing ever-deeper roots.
  • Here's a good example of why protectionism is a terrible idea to put into practice.
  • The word protectionism is used by sell outs to avoid and evade sanity in trade policy. for more
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