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Too many countries that do not play by the free trade rules of the World Trade Organization - including, notably mercantilist China and monopolist Saudi Arabia - have been allowed in, to the detriment of both the WTO and the liberal trading environment it is supposed to sponsor.
Frank Gaffney

Meaning of "mercantilist" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MERCANTILIST

mercantilist  [ˈmɜːkəntɪlɪst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MERCANTILIST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mercantilist is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MERCANTILIST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

mercantilist

Mercantilism

Mercantilism is an economic theory practice, commonly used in Europe from the 16th to the 18th century that promoted governmental regulation of a nation’s economy for the purpose of augmenting state power at the expense of rival national powers. It was the economic counterpart of political absolutism. It includes a national economic policy aimed at accumulating monetary reserves through a positive balance of trade, especially of finished goods. Mercantilism dominated Western European economic policy and discourse from the 16th to late-18th centuries. Mercantilism was a cause of frequent European wars and also motivated colonial expansion. Mercantilist theory varied in sophistication from one writer to another and evolved over time. High tariffs, especially on manufactured goods, are an almost universal feature of mercantilist policy. Other policies have included: ▪ Building a network of overseas colonies; ▪ Forbidding colonies to trade with other nations; ▪...

Definition of mercantilist in the English dictionary

The definition of mercantilist in the dictionary is of or relating to mercantilism.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MERCANTILIST


canophilist
kəˈnɒfɪlɪst
cartophilist
kɑːˈtɒfɪlɪst
dactylist
ˈdæktɪlɪst
evangelist
ɪˈvændʒɪlɪst
facsimilist
fækˈsɪmɪlɪst
Familist
ˈfæmɪlɪst
hairstylist
ˈheəstaɪlɪst
homilist
ˈhɒmɪlɪst
idyllist
ˈɪdɪlɪst
Negrophilist
ˈnɪɡrəʊˌfaɪlɪst
ophiophilist
ˌɒfɪˈɒfɪlɪst
probabilist
ˈprɒbəbɪlɪst
profilist
ˈprəʊfɪlɪst
pugilist
ˈpjuːdʒɪlɪst
scripophilist
skrɪpˈɒfɪlɪst
sensationalist
senˈseɪʃənɪlɪst
stylist
ˈstaɪlɪst
tactilist
ˈtæktɪlɪst
timbrophilist
tɪmˈbrɒfɪlɪst
vaudevillist
ˈvəʊdəvɪlɪst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MERCANTILIST

merc
Merca
Mercalli scale
mercantile
mercantile agency
mercantile marine
mercantile paper
mercantile system
mercantilism
mercantilistic
mercaptan
mercaptide
mercaptopurine
mercat
Mercator
Mercator projection
Mercator´s projection
mercenaries
mercenarily
mercenariness

WORDS THAT END LIKE MERCANTILIST

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arctophilist
automobilist
bibliophilist
civilist
cynophilist
fallibilist
impossibilist
infallibilist
miserabilist
nihilist
notaphilist
oenophilist
perfectibilist
possibilist
pteridophilist
snowmobilist
stegophilist
troilist
zoophilist

Synonyms and antonyms of mercantilist in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mercantilist» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MERCANTILIST

Find out the translation of mercantilist to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mercantilist from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mercantilist» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

重商主义
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mercantilista
570 millions of speakers

English

mercantilist
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यापारिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المذهب التجاري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

меркантилистская
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mercantilista
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বানিজ্যবাদী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mercantiliste
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mercantilist
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

merkantilistischen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

重商主義
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

중상주의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mercantilist
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trọng thương
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வர்த்தகவாத
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्यापारीवादी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

merkantilist
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mercantilista
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

merkantylistyczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

меркантилистская
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mercantilistă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μερκαντιλιστική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mercantilist
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

merkantilistiska
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mercantilist
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mercantilist

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MERCANTILIST»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MERCANTILIST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mercantilist

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QUOTES WITH «MERCANTILIST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word mercantilist.
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Frank Gaffney
Too many countries that do not play by the free trade rules of the World Trade Organization - including, notably mercantilist China and monopolist Saudi Arabia - have been allowed in, to the detriment of both the WTO and the liberal trading environment it is supposed to sponsor.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MERCANTILIST»

Discover the use of mercantilist in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mercantilist and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mercantilist views of trade and monopoly: four essays, 1645-1720
The topics discussed in these four essays include the commercial position of the Merchant-Adventurers, criticisms of this organization, the trading policies of the mercantile era, and an argument for free trade.
John Blanch, Sir Nathaniel Brent, Isaac Gervaise, 1972
2
Mercantilist Economics
This collection of papers reflects the variety of interpretations and definitions connected with the concept of `mercantilism' which have evolved historically during the last two centuries.
Lars Magnusson, 2012
3
International Reserves: Precautionary Vs. Mercantilist ...
This paper compares the importance of precautionary and mercantilist motives in the hoarding of international reserves by developing countries.
Joshua Aizenman, Jaewoo Lee, 2005
4
Colonialism and Postcolonial Development: Spanish America in ...
A Model of Mercantilist-Liberal Colonialism Lastly, the general theory can be extended to accommodate more complex colonial situations.Figure 1.4 offers an elaborated modelin which a territory is first colonized by a mercantilist power and  ...
James Mahoney, 2010
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Economic Theory in Retrospect
He not only attributes every mercantilist proposition to the powerful hold of fallacious economic ideas but goes so far as to assert that 'there are no grounds whatever for supposing that the mercantilist writers constructed their system . . . out of ...
Mark Blaug, 1997
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Food Fights (Routledge Revivals): International Regimes and ...
Chapter. 3. The. Challengers: Mercantilist. and. South. Preferential. Trade. Regimes. “In Europe,” an American official opined, “there's an emotional attachment to the land. In Germany it's not uncommon for a family to say that it has worked a ...
Renée Marlin-Bennett, 2009
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Historical Dictionary of Stuart England, 1603-1689
The traditional textbook account of mercantilist theory begins with the concept of limited wealth. Thus, a nation's wealth was measured entirely in terms of the amount of gold and silver bullion and specie that it possessed. Since there was a  ...
Ronald H. Fritze, William B. Robison, 1996
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The Cambridge Economic History of the United States
BRITISH. MERCANTILIST. POLICIES. AND. THE. AMERICAN. COLONIES. JOHN J. McCUSKER Mercantilism was the guiding doctrine behind the attempts of regimes and peoples of the early modern Atlantic World to organize their economic ...
Stanley L. Engerman, Robert E. Gallman, 1996
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Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade
Though offering a multitude of perspectives on trade and trade policy, these writings have acquired the label "mercantilist" because certain themes characterize this enormous and wide-ranging literature. Most authors encouraged state ...
Douglas A. Irwin, 1996
10
Handbook on International Trade Policy
The theory of international trade is the oldest applied area of economics.1 During the mercantilist period that preceded Adam Smith's An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations of 1776, pamphleteers and businessmen ...
William Alexander Kerr, James D. Gaisford, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MERCANTILIST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mercantilist is used in the context of the following news items.
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Greece bailout - Sun Sentinel
Until the Nordic states led by Germany let go of their mercantilist economic strategies and set an example for economic reforms, the southern ... «Sun Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
Greek Bailout Can't Succeed Without Ending German Mercantilism
Until the Nordic states led by Germany let go of their mercantilist economic strategies and set an example for economic reforms, the southern ... «Newsmax, Jul 15»
3
Greece has two choices. And so do the creditors
In other words, the rules are set according to Germany's successful neo-mercantilist economic story which, contrary to the rules of the EU and ... «Open Democracy, Jul 15»
4
Despite huge investment, China ranks dead last in soft power
... soft power: “While China's economic prowess impresses much of the world, its repressive political system and mercantilist business practices ... «EJ Insight, Jul 15»
5
Abugida Ethiopian American Information Center » The Greek debt …
As political economy has been developed as a scientific instrument, emerging mercantilist states must pursue conscious economic policy to lay ... «Abugidainfo, Jul 15»
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Granger warns MERCOSUR of chaos if borders violated
They created a new Atlantic mercantilist economic system. – From the West arose a new dynamic, ' dollarised' market-driveneconomic system ... «Stabroek News, Jul 15»
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Is There a Viable Alternative to the Iran Deal?
... one which sees Iran's moderate, mercantilist, pro-American tendencies encouraged, and ultimately triumphant—then we've just empowered ... «Yahoo News UK, Jul 15»
8
Thailand shoots the messenger, Australia turns its back
Thailand has had a pass during the Cold war because its blind adherence to its monarchy and mercantilist nautre were seen as a natural ... «Crikey, Jul 15»
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Rebasing National Accounts Estimates
Many economists however have pointed out that GDP calculations are flawed and that it is a neo-Mercantilist statistical method that has no ... «nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper, Jul 15»
10
TPP – It's all About Japan
Japan employed mercantilist practices during this era to build a large trade surplus. President Reagan told the Japanese leaders that if they ... «Mesquite Local News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mercantilist [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mercantilist>. Jun 2021 ».
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