tariff, protective


tariff, protective
n.
A fee imposed on imported goods of a certain type to protect producers and sellers of domestic goods of the same type.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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