price control


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price control

n
(Commerce) the establishment and maintenance of maximum price levels for basic goods and services by a government, esp during periods of war or inflation
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Noun1.price control - restriction on maximum prices that is established and maintained by the government (as during periods of war or inflation)
control - the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.; "they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls"
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price control

ncalmiere m dei prezzi, controllo dei prezzi
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Ofgem is able to drive forward a tougher regulatory framework for the next price control thanks to a stable, predictable and low risk regulatory regime which ensures consumers benefit from high levels of investment and innovation at the lowest cost.
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Price control ensures that drugs are available at a reasonable cost to common man.
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