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restrictive practice

noun [C]
 
 
UK
[often plural] HR, WORKPLACE a limit placed by a trade union on the types of work that its members can do: The union has imposed restrictive practices and is inflexible in its demands.
( also restrictive trade practice, also restrictive business practice) ECONOMICS, COMMERCE a business agreement between companies that controls prices or the areas in which goods are sold, preventing fair competition from other companies: Most national competition policies still do not apply to restrictive business practices which solely attract foreign markets.
Translations of “restrictive practice”
in Chinese (Traditional) (對工人或僱主的)排他限制,限制競爭的行為…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对工人或雇主的)排他限制,限制竞争的行为…
(Definition of restrictive practice from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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