trustbuster

[truhst-buhs-ter]

Origin of trustbuster

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; trust + buster
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British Dictionary definitions for trustbuster

trustbuster

noun
  1. US informal a person who seeks the dissolution of corporate trusts, esp a federal official who prosecutes trusts under the antitrust laws
Derived Formstrustbusting, noun
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