Of or pertaining to protectionism, or an advocate thereof.
2. noun
Someone who believes in protecting domestic producers by impeding or limiting the importation of foreign goods and services via actions taken by government.
See Also: protectionism

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  • protectionist — in the economics sense, 1844, from Fr. protectionniste (in political economy sense, PROTECTION (Cf. protection) is attested from 1789). Related: Protectionism (1852) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • protectionist — noun Date: 1844 an advocate of government economic protection for domestic producers through restrictions on foreign competitors • protectionism noun • protectionist adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • protectionist — See protectionism. * * * …   Universalium

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