verb (used with object), de·reg·u·lat·ed, de·reg·u·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), de·reg·u·lat·ed, de·reg·u·lat·ing.
Related formsde·reg·u·la·tion, nounde·reg·u·la·tor, nounde·reg·u·la·to·ry [dee-reg-yuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /diˈrɛg yə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
Examples from the Web for deregulation
Conservatives get nowhere by demanding “deregulation,” because liberals are correct that most Americans want clean water.
The money crowd got all the deregulation it could realistically hope for.
Under Bill Clinton, he was for consolidation and deregulation.Will Obama Learn the Right Lesson From the Summers Debacle?|Michael Tomasky|September 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was in the Clinton administration in the 1990s and was an advocate for deregulation.The Larry Summers Whodunit: Who Killed His Shot at Running the Fed?|Daniel Gross|September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Later, GOP-led deregulation nearly destroyed the global economy.