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Meaning of “antitrust” in the English Dictionary

"antitrust" in British English

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antitrustadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈtrʌst/  us   /-t̬i-/ specialized
relating to ​efforts to ​preventcompanies from ​working together to ​controlpricesunfairly or to ​create a monopoly (= a ​singlecompany 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-/
involvinglaws or ​actions that are ​intended to make ​businesscompetitionfair and to ​prevent any ​company from being a ​monopoly: The ​government is ​expandingits 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   us   /ˌæntiˈtrʌst/
LAW, COMMERCE relating to ​efforts to prevent ​companies from ​working together to ​controlpricesunfairly or to ​create a monopoly (= a ​singlecompany or ​smallgroup of ​companies that is the only ​supplier of something): The ​courtfound that the ​company had violated antitrust ​laws. antitrust ​concerns/​issues/problemsantitrust suit/case/litigation Last month, it threw out an antitrust ​suitallegingcollusion by the nation's largest ​phonecompanies. The ​deal also ​needsapproval 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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