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restrictionism

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

Definition of RESTRICTIONISM

:  a policy or philosophy favoring restriction (as of trade or immigration)
re·stric·tion·ist \-sh(ə-)nist\ adjective or noun
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First Known Use of RESTRICTIONISM

1937

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