Economics. the theory, practice, or system of fostering or developing domestic industries by protecting them from foreign competition through duties or quotas imposed on importations.
any program, policy, or system of laws that seeks to provide for property owners, wildlife, the environment, etc.
Out of fidelity to the special interests in the unions, Herbert Obama also flirts with protectionism.
Two Men Blind to History Harold Evans October 26, 2008
protectionism for the industrial trade unions, then still important.
Romney at CPAC David Frum February 9, 2012
The now infamous Chinese tire-incident sparked cries of protectionism that although subdued, are not forgotten.
Obama’s Pittsburgh Checklist Nomi Prins September 22, 2009
In times of economic crisis, xenophobia blooms along with political conflict, protectionism and, in some places, racism.
Alabama Immigration Law Ensnares People You Wouldn’t Expect Moises Naim December 17, 2011
Apart from anything else, protectionism would be ruinous to developing countries.
The Big Idea: How Commerce Spreads Contagion Mark Harrison January 17, 2013
protectionism on the Continent and in the United States may protract the advent of the inevitable in some degree.
British Socialism J. Ellis Barker
protectionism is bad for everyone involved – especially for economic engines.
After the Rain Sam Vaknin
The Whigs were then in power; but they were defeated in the presidential election of 1844, when the main issue was protectionism.
Liberty In The Nineteenth Century Frederic May Holland
These are seven of the fundamental Falsities of protectionism.
Principles of Political Economy Arthur Latham Perry
protectionism, and the attitude of which it was born and which it bred in turn, was still firmly entrenched in both countries.
The Canadian Dominion Oscar D. Skelton
1846, from protectionist + -ism.
any Western Christian who is not an adherent of a Catholic, Anglican, or Eastern Church. an adherent of any of those Christian bodies that separated from the Church of Rome during the Reformation, or of any group descended from them. (originally) any of the German princes who protested against the decision of the Diet of […]
the religion of . the churches collectively. adherence to principles. Contemporary Examples Protestantism, after all, is the child of the modernity Santorum claims to despise. Typical: Santorum Totally Misinterprets JFK’s Point Lee Siegel February 27, 2012 Historical Examples Once more I deem it a pity that Protestantism should have entirely laid aside this mode of […]
an elementary particle having negative charge equal in magnitude to that of the electron and having the same mass and spin as a ; the antiparticle of the . noun the antiparticle of the proton; a particle having the same mass as the proton but an equal and opposite charge antiproton (ān’tē-prō’tŏn’, ān’tī-) The antiparticle […]
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