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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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"I suppose that the reason for deregulating is because shipping companies have different operating costs," he told the panel.
It was believed that deregulating the sector at that crucial time would have eased the tension and consumers would have adjusted to the reality of a deregulated market.
New York's decades-long practice of deregulating apartments has been saved following a high court ruling in a long-running rent case.
While deregulating something like hair-braiding, which the Legislature did in 2004, makes sense, getting rid of highly technical licenses is scary, he said.
After a meeting on Friday of the Senate Special Committee on Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC), Mirza also said to him that the government is considering deregulating CNG prices, for which consultations with the different stakeholders are under way.
A latest annual report of PTA last week said the Authority remained determined to tackle this issue by introducing a number of important measures over the years.Some of them include Monitoring and Reconciliation of International Telephony Traffic (MandRITT) system, heavy caller analysis, monitoring of IP bandwidth and raids against illegal exchanges in all parts of the country.PTA has also deregulated Long Distance International (LDI) sector by driving Access Promotion Contribution (APC) charges down to zero and deregulating Approved Settlement Rate (ASR).
The Enoc chief also praised the UAE government and the Ministry of Energy for deregulating oil prices.
Consequently, deregulating prices would not have a notable impact on individuals' costs of living, Al Mazroui added.
It is also anticipated to improve the UAEآ's competitiveness while positioning the nation on international indices." Speaking on the environmental benefits of the decision, Al-Mazroui said that deregulating fuel prices would help decrease fuel consumption and preserve natural resources for future generations.
" We are already going in that direction of deregulating diesel prices.
August 4, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Pharmacist Union (SPU) and the Sudanese Consumer Protection Society (SCPS) have warned against deregulating drug prices amid speculations that the Constitutional Court might rule in favour of drug importers for the purpose.