Definition of Protectionist

1. Noun. An advocate of protectionism.

Generic synonyms: Advocate, Advocator, Exponent, Proponent
Derivative terms: Protectionism



Definition of Protectionist

1. n. One who favors protection. See Protection, 4.

Definition of Protectionist

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to protectionism, or an advocate thereof. ¹

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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Protectionist

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Protectionist

protectedness
protectee
protectees
protecter
protecters
protecteth
protectibility
protecting
protecting(a)
protecting group
protectingly
protection
protection course
protectionism
protectionisms
protectionist (current term)
protectionists
protections
protective
protective(p)
protective coloration
protective cover
protective covering
protective embankment
protective fold
protective garment
protective tariff
protectively
protectiveness
protectivity

Literary usage of Protectionist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson (1889)
"A protective tax, according to the protectionist's definition, ... We shall see that the protectionist does "make work" in the sense of lessening the living ..."

2. Some Leading Principles of Political Economy Newly Expounded by John Elliott Cairnes (1874)
"But, while taking this line as a practical politician, he strenuously contends for the theoretic soundness of the protectionist's view. ..."

3. Economic Development of Modern Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg (1917)
"with the country, combined to stir the protectionist forces to renewed activity. A year or more of agitation ensued, culminating in 1870 in the appointment ..."

4. Economic Inquiries and Studies by Robert Giffen (1904)
"protectionist VICTORIES AND FREE TRADE SUCCESSES. DURING the American Civil War a friend of mine, who was a careful student of the military operations, ..."

5. Economic Inquiries and Studies by Robert Giffen (1904)
"protectionist VICTORIES AND FREE TRADE SUCCESSES. DURING the American Civil War a friend of mine, who was a careful student of the military operations, ..."

6. Trade and Tariffs by John Mackinnon Robertson (1908)
"PART V THE protectionist CASE CHAPTER XV protectionist HALLUCINATIONS COMING anew to ... 1 1 The American protectionist economist, Professor RE Thompson, ..."

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