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restrictionism

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noun re·stric·tion·ism \ri-ˈstrik-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of restrictionism

  1. :  a policy or philosophy favoring restriction (as of trade or immigration)

restrictionist play \-sh(ə-)nist\ adjective or noun


1937

First Known Use of restrictionism

1937


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