antitrust

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an·ti·trust

 (ăn′tē-trŭst′, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Opposing or intended to regulate business monopolies, such as trusts or cartels, especially in the interest of promoting competition: antitrust legislation.

antitrust

(ˌæntɪˈtrʌst)
n
(Commerce) (modifier) chiefly US regulating or opposing trusts, monopolies, cartels, or similar organizations, esp in order to prevent unfair competition

an•ti•trust

(ˌæn tiˈtrʌst, ˌæn taɪ-)

adj.
opposing or intended to restrain trusts, monopolies, or other large combinations of business and capital, esp. to promote competition: antitrust laws.
[1885–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.antitrust - of laws and regulationsantitrust - of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
fair, just - free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules; "a fair referee"; "fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul"
Translations

antitrust

[ˌæntiˈtrʌst] adjantitrust inv
antitrust legislation → lois fpl antitrust

antitrust

[ˈæntɪˈtrʌst] adj (Comm) anti-trust law/legislationlegge f/legislazione f antitrust inv
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