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de·reg·u·late

 (dē-rĕg′yə-lāt′)
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.

deregulate

(diːˈrɛɡjʊˌleɪt)
vb
(tr) to remove regulations or controls from
deˌreguˈlation n
deˈregulator n
deˈregulatory adj

de•reg•u•late

(diˈrɛg yəˌleɪt)

v.t. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
to halt or reduce government regulation of: to deregulate the airline industry.
[1960–65]
de•reg′u•la`tor, n.

deregulate


Past participle: deregulated
Gerund: deregulating

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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Future
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deregulate - lift the regulations on
exempt, relieve, free - grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam"
govern, regularise, regularize, regulate, order - bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
Translations

deregulate

[diːˈregjʊleɪt] VTdesregular

deregulate

[diːˈrɛgjʊleɪt] vt (= remove controls from) [+ service, industry] → déréglementer

deregulate

deregulate

[dɪˈrɛgjʊˌleɪt] vtderegolamentare
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