antitrust








adjective

  1. opposing or intended to restrain trusts, monopolies, or other large combinations of business and capital, especially with a view to maintaining and promoting competition: antitrust legislation.

noun

  1. (modifier) mainly US regulating or opposing trusts, monopolies, cartels, or similar organizations, esp in order to prevent unfair competition
adj.

also anti-trust, 1890, U.S., from anti- + trust (n.) in the economic monopoly sense.

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