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protectionism

noun [U]
 
 
/prəˈtekʃənɪzəm/ ECONOMICS
actions of a government to help its country's trade or industry by putting taxes on goods bought from other countries or by limiting the amount of goods that can be imported: The committee will discuss the relative merits of free trade and protectionism. economic protectionism
Translations of “protectionism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 貿易保護主義…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贸易保护主义…
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