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protectorate

noun [C] uk   /prəˈtek.tər.ət/  us   /-tɚ-/
a country that is generally controlled and defended by a more powerful country
Translations of “protectorate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 保護國…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保护国…
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