Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who favors the protection of some branch of industry, or of native industries generally, from foreign competition, by imposing duties on imports and by other means.
  • Favoring or supporting the economic doctrine of protection.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Polit. Econ.) One who favors protection. See protection, 4.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to protectionism, or an advocate thereof.
  • noun Someone who believes in protecting domestic producers by impeding or limiting the importation of foreign goods and services via actions taken by government.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an advocate of protectionism

Etymologies

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protection +‎ -ist

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