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tr.v. de·reg·u·lat·ed, de·reg·u·lat·ing, de·reg·u·lates
To free from regulation, especially to remove government regulations from: deregulate the airline industry.

de·reg′u·la′tion n.
de·reg′u·la′tor n.
de·reg′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Noun1.deregulating - the act of freeing from regulation (especially from governmental regulations)
freeing, liberation, release - the act of liberating someone or something
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The government has announced many measures that are aimed at deregulating the nation's lagging brokerage sector.
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The new funding will allow us to continue our expansion in the Nordic market and to follow our current and new clients into the deregulating European postal marketplace, starting with the UK already this spring", says Stefan Blomqvist, CEO and founder of 21 Grams.
Owners looking forward to deregulating a few apartments under the high income and high rent vacancy decontrol law that passed through the New York State legislature last summer can take another deep breath before entering the@ world of even more paperwork.
Many governments around the world are deregulating allowing entrepreneurial spirit and the deployment of Internet Protocol (IP) based services to flourish.