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antitrust

[ an-tee-truhst, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈtrʌst, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective

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.

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Origin of antitrust

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; anti- + trust
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antitrust
/ (ˌæntɪˈtrʌst) /

noun

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