price control

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  1. government regulation of prices by establishing maximum price levels for goods or services, as during a period of inflation.

Origin of price control

First recorded in 1910–15

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British Dictionary definitions for price control

price control

  1. the establishment and maintenance of maximum price levels for basic goods and services by a government, esp during periods of war or inflation

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