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decontrol

[ dee-kuhn-trohl ]
/ 藢di k蓹n藞tro蕣l /
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verb (used with object), de路con路trolled, de路con路trol路ling.
to remove controls, especially government or other official controls, from: to decontrol prices or rents.
noun
the removal of control.
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Origin of decontrol

First recorded in 1915鈥20; de- + control
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British Dictionary definitions for decontrol

decontrol
/ (藢di藧k蓹n藞tr蓹蕣l) /

verb -trols, -trolling or -trolled
(tr) to free of restraints or controls, esp government controlsto decontrol prices
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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