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Protective Tariff

Definition of the noun protective tariff

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noun

  1. a tariff imposed to protect domestic firms from import competition
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • more generic words: duty / tariff = a government tax on imports or exports
    • more specific term: anti-dumping duty = a tariff imposed to prevent dumping

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Tariffs and Trade in U.S. History: The encyclopedia (2003)

by Cynthia Clark Northrup, Elaine C. Prange Turney

American Protective Tariff League (APTL) laws. Its membership believes that a properly trained customs service must strictly enforce these trade laws. AISI also supports the North American Free Trade Agreement and the General Agreement ...

Google previewThe Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary (2015)

Quick Reference by Stephen Michael Sheppard

PROTECTIVE TARIFF See: TARIFF, TARIFF AS TAX, PROTECTIVE TARIFF. PROTHONOTARY See: CLERK, CLERK OF COURT, PROTHONOTARY ( PRONOTARY). PROTOCOL The written record of an official act, and the customs by which ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Taxation (2012)

by Simon R. James

protective tariff 209. proportional. tax. A tax which takes the same proportion of incomes, however large or small they are. The term may also be applied to other tax bases such as wealth. In technical terms, the definition of a ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from the Civil War to World War I (2016)

by Kenneth J. Blume

A high protective tariff, averaging 18.8 percent. Adopted 2 March 1861, prior to ...

Google previewDictionary of American History (1978)

With the Complete Text of the Constitution of the United States by Michael Rheta Martin, Leonard Gelber

The first PROTECTIVE TARIFF in American history. It was introduced by JOHN C. CALHOUN and WILLIAM LOWNDES of South Carolina in the belief that the South would prosper as an industrial area as a result of the stimulus of the War of ...

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