anticompetitive


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an·ti·com·pet·i·tive

 (ăn′tē-kəm-pĕt′ĭ-tĭv, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Relating to practices or policies that unfairly thwart or impede competition in a market: anticompetitive pricing strategies.

anticompetitive

(ˌæntɪkəmˈpɛtɪtɪv)
adj
(in business) discouraging competition
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It marks the successful completion of our antitrust investigation in the Yen interest rate derivatives sector but not the end to our efforts to fight anticompetitive practices in financial markets.
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class-action lawsuit alleging anticompetitive behaviour in aluminium warehousing, Reuters cited Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) as saying.
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Grocers from across the country are pleased that the Department of Justice has joined in the fight to free merchants from these anticompetitive rules and policies that restrict competition and harm consumers and merchants," said Peter Larkin, N.
July 21 2010 -- Global chemical firm Kemira has said it was not fined for anticompetitive practices in the European animal feed phosphates industry as it was the first company to report these activities to the European Commission.
TAYLOR, Michigan, June 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS) today confirmed that in 2004, as a result of its legal and ethical compliance program, it had discovered and stopped certain subsidiaries from participating in anticompetitive business practices in the bathroom faucet and shower enclosure industries in certain countries in Europe.
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius that his ongoing investigation into Anthem's use of "Most Favored Nation" clauses in its contracts was a potentially anticompetitive practice that may raise rates.