use protectorate in a sentence.
Judging from the map, it looks like the Cook Islands and Tokelau, both NZ protectorates, could be the next to switch.
Tax cuts in capitol gains, lowering the tax rate on income over $250k/year, and yet another protectorate to add to our collection.
To be fair, that's like saying I can live in and work permanently in 50 states and a handful of territories, protectorates, and possessions without having to change nationality.
Yes, HK was british protectorate, sucessful in trade and established in law.
Unfortunately, the other two recent American protectorates, Iraq and Afghanistan, have had mixed results.
Yes, Nicaragua would be the protectorate, but the terms of the contract for the economic zone ultimately can only be enforced by someone with a large enough military to impose justice of the last resort -- or at least have the opportunity to do so.
It's like 1999 but now with corporate protectorates!
Palestine is a pseudo-state, Syria and its de-facto protectorate Lebanon are in disarray.
This sounds like a mysterious outcome, given what you said above, but one can add that the "unification plan" was to create an old-style colonial protectorate, which, besides giving foreign powers the power to meddle with the new "state" affairs, gave equal political power to the Turkish minority (the majority of which came post-invasion in order to take control of the Turkish side) and to the Greek majority (instead of using legitimate elections).
The US, acting as a post-colonial superpower, took advantage of the collapsed post-WWII Germany, to setup a protectorate in the heart of Europe.
Here's my remarks about how the greek political system works:- Greece is a very recently established democracy (1974), before that greece was like a protectorate, due to a strategic positioning in the edges of the western-eastern block.
Along those lines- ex UK protectorates, consider the Isle of Man (or is it the Isle of Wight?
Even more so, it was the "civilised", western nations, like England, Holland, Belgium, France and such that enslaved billions of people in the colonial era, with some continuing even now, if now with outright colonies, then with protectorates, appointed political friends and political pressure.