Meaning of “protectorate” in the English Dictionary

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protectoratenoun [ C ]

us /prəˈtek·tər·ət/

world history a region or political unit that is controlled by another, or the government by which it is ruled

world history The Protectorate refers to the government of England from 1653 to 1659.

(Definition of “protectorate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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