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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An advocate of the practice of imposing duties on imports to benefit domestic industries

Usage examples (34)
  • Greenspan said what he called protectionist cures would only make matters worse for American workers.
  • The media stooges must use the word protectionist as an epithet.
  • Saying that immigration laws are not protectionist is shortsighted and foolish.
  • Second, until these negotiations are complete, we need a far stronger commitment to resist short-term protectionist measures. for more
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