protective tariff

Definition

noun
a tariff which tries to ban imports to stop them competing with local products

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You may want to read up on a protective tariff if you will be doing any business in that area so you know what to expect.

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The protective tariff was a measure that was controversial as we wanted to have great relations with other friendly nations.

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The implementation of a protective tariff was in direct conflict with the Trade Agreement previously established between the two countries.

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