protectionist


pro·tec·tion·ist

noun \-sh(ə-)nist\

Definition of PROTECTIONIST

:  an advocate of government economic protection for domestic producers through restrictions on foreign competitors
pro·tec·tion·ism \-shə-ˌni-zəm\ noun
protectionist adjective

First Known Use of PROTECTIONIST

1844

Rhymes with PROTECTIONIST

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