[kahr-tel-ahyz, kahr-tl-ahyz]

verb (used with or without object), car·tel·ized, car·tel·iz·ing.

to organize into a business cartel.

Also especially British, car·tel·ise.

Origin of cartelize

First recorded in 1925–30; cartel + -ize
Related formscar·tel·i·za·tion, nouncar·tel·iz·er, nounde·car·tel·i·za·tion, nounde·car·tel·ize, verb (used with object), de·car·tel·ized, de·car·tel·iz·ing.non·car·tel·ized, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for cartelization




to form or be formed into a cartel
Derived Formscartelization or cartelisation, noun
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