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"antitrust" in British English

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antitrustadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈtrʌst/ us   /ˌæn.t̬iˈtrʌst/ specialized
relating to efforts to prevent companies from working together to control prices unfairly or to create a monopoly (= a single company or group of companies that is the only supplier of something)
(Definition of antitrust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"antitrust" in American English

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antitrustadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˌæn·tiˈtrʌst, ˌæn·tɑɪ-/
involving laws or actions that are intended to make business competition fair and to prevent any company from being a monopoly: The government is expanding its antitrust investigation against Microsoft.
(Definition of antitrust from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"antitrust" in Business English

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antitrustadjective [before noun]

also anti-trust uk   /ˌæntiˈtrʌst/ us  
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.
(Definition of antitrust from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “antitrust”
in Chinese (Simplified) (法律)反托拉斯的,反垄断的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (法律)反托拉斯的,反壟斷的…
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