What does the word protectionist mean?

Usage examples for protectionist

  1. This is the temptation held out to the British people today by the protectionist interests working upon the animosity of the war spirit and the sentiment of imperialism. – Morals of Economic Internationalism by John A. Hobson
  2. Up to 1840 these import duties were on the whole reduced; after that date a protectionist reaction set in; it was checked, however, by the strong wave of Free Trade feeling which swept over Europe after the victory of that principle in England in 1846- 49. Of the new champions of Free Trade on the Continent, the foremost in point of time was Cavour, for that kingdom of Sardinia on which he built the foundations of a regenerated and united Italy. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  3. It is hazardous at present to venture on any definite judgment as to the measure of success attained by the German protectionist policy. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
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