protectionist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French protectionniste. Surface etymology is protection +‎ -ist.

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protectionist (comparative more protectionist, superlative most protectionist)

  1. Of or pertaining to protectionism, or an advocate thereof.
    • 2008, International Transport Forum, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, SourceOECD (Online service), 17th International ITF/OECD Symposium on Transport Economics and Policy: benefiting from globalisation : transport sector contribution and policy challenges : introductory reports and summary of discussion : 25-27 October 2006, Berlin, →ISBN, page 171:
      This is because most member countries still hold a very much protectionist stance when it comes to the service sector.
    • 2020 June 23, John Bolton, The Room Where It Happened, →ISBN, page 185:
      The "national security" grounds were gauzy at best; the 232 tariffs were classically protectionist.

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Noun[edit]

protectionist (plural protectionists)

  1. Someone who believes in protecting domestic producers by impeding or limiting the importation of foreign goods and services via actions taken by government.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Netherlands) IPA(key): /ˌproː.tɛk.ʃoːˈnɪst/
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  • Hyphenation: pro‧tec‧ti‧o‧nist
  • Rhymes: -ɪst

Noun[edit]

protectionist m (plural protectionisten)

  1. protectionist

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