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deregulation

[ dee-reg-yuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ diˌrɛg yəˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act or process of removing legislative controls or restrictions from an industry, commodity, etc.: I predicted then that such a massive deregulation of the banking industry would seriously harm the economy.
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