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protectoratenoun [C]

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