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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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