HyperDic: protectionism

English > 1 sense of the word protectionism:
NOUNcommunicationprotectionismthe policy of imposing duties or quotas on imports in order to protect home industries from overseas competition
protectionism > pronunciation
Soundsperteh'kshahnih.zahm; prahteh'kshahnih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > protectionism: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe policy of imposing duties or quotas on imports in order to protect home industries from overseas competition.
Narrowertrade barrier, import barrierAny regulation or policy that restricts international trade
Broadereconomic policyA government policy for maintaining economic growth and tax revenues
Spanishproteccionismo
Catalanproteccionisme
Nounsprotectionistan advocate of protectionism

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