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Federal Trade Commission

[ fed-er-uhl treydkuh-mish-uhn ]
/ ˈfɛd ər əl ˈtreɪd kəˌmɪʃ ən /
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noun
U.S. Government. an independent regulatory and quasi-judicial body of five members established to protect consumers and businesses by preventing unfair trade practices, as false or misleading advertising, price fixing, etc. Abbreviation: FTC
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Federal Trade Commission

A federal agency charged with enforcing antitrust legislation and preventing false advertising, among other duties.

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