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"protectorate" in British English

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protectoratenoun [C]

uk   /prəˈtek.tər.ət/  us   /-tɚ-/
a ​country that is ​generallycontrolled and ​defended by a more ​powerfulcountry
(Definition of protectorate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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protectoratenoun [C]

 us   /prəˈtek·tər·ət/
world history a ​region or ​politicalunit 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)
Translations of “protectorate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 保护国…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保護國…
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