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IMPORT BARRIER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does import barrier mean? 

IMPORT BARRIER (noun)
  The noun IMPORT BARRIER has 1 sense:

1. any regulation or policy that restricts international trade

  Familiarity information: IMPORT BARRIER used as a noun is very rare.


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IMPORT BARRIER (noun)


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Meaning:

Any regulation or policy that restricts international trade

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

import barrier; trade barrier

Hypernyms ("import barrier" is a kind of...):

protectionism (the policy of imposing duties or quotas on imports in order to protect home industries from overseas competition)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "import barrier"):

quota (a limitation on imports)

embargo; trade embargo; trade stoppage (a government order imposing a trade barrier)


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