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English definition of “regulated industry”

regulated industry

noun [C]     GOVERNMENT, LAW
a type of business that is controlled by government rules : This applies to workers in regulated industries , such as teaching or financial services . The nuclear industry is the most highly regulated industry in the world .
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(Definition of regulated industry noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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