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protectionist

pruh tek shuh nist

  • n  an advocate of protectionism

  • Some European leaders have expressed concern about the region's protectionist reflexes, while others are already talking about ways to fence in their economies.
  • Even the stronger Asian NICs face perils ranging from political unrest at home to protectionist barriers abroad.
  • But his spokesman, Matt David, says the legislation lawmakers approved is a protectionist scheme that will kill the state's solar industry and drive up prices for consumers.

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