a state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs; protectorates are established by treaty
a relationship between two nations whereby a stronger nation controls the politics and economy of a weaker nation under the guise that they want to protect that country
a weak nation under the protection and partial control of a stronger nation
Any state or territory protected and partially controlled by a stronger one.
Government by a protector; -- applied especially to the government of England by Oliver Cromwell.
A region that has some an autonomy and self government, but remains under the "protection" of the "mother" country.
A country that is controlled and â€œprotectedâ€ by another.
system of government in Britain from 1653-58, led by Oliver Cromwell as Lord Protector
The authority assumed by a superior power over an inferior or a dependent one, whereby the former protects the latter from invasion and shares in the management of its affairs.
a state that is not fully independent, and is under the protection of a larger state, which typically handles foreign affairs and defense.
a dependent area in which a metropolitan power has acquired control of the area's foreign relations and defense but which the metropolitan power has not annexed
a type of dependent area in international law