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The European Community noted with disquiet Tuesday what it called rising protectionist pressures in the United States. Community foreign ministers, meeting in Brussels, said in a statement that measures under consideration in Washington could affect $4.7 billion worth of Community exports to the US. The ministers' statement recognized that the Reagan administration ''has taken a firm stand against protectionist pressures'' but said the situation remained alarming.