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protectionistadjective

uk   us   /prəˈtekʃənɪst/ ECONOMICS
protectionist laws or methods are intended to help a 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: protectionist measures/policies Such protectionist measures penalise exporters in developing countries. protectionist laws/measures/legislation

protectionistnoun [C]

uk   us   /prəˈtekʃənɪst/ ECONOMICS
someone who supports helping a 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 government has labelled many critics of its booming exports as trade protectionists.
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