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English definition of “antitrust”

antitrust

adjective [before noun] (also anti-trust)
 
 
/ˌæntiˈtrʌst/
LAW, COMMERCE relating to efforts to prevent companies from working together to control prices unfairly or to create a monopoly (= a single company or small group of companies that is the only supplier of something): The court found that the company had violated antitrust laws. antitrust concerns/issues/problemsantitrust suit/case/litigation Last month, it threw out an antitrust suit alleging collusion by the nation's largest phone companies. The deal also needs approval from antitrust regulators.
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