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deregulateverb [T]

us   /diˈreɡ·jəˌleɪt/
to remove government controls or rules from a business or other activity
deregulation
noun [U] us   /diˌreɡ·jəˈleɪ·ʃən/
The president’s advisors recommend further banking-industry deregulation.
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deregulateverb [T]

uk   /ˌdiːˈreɡjəleɪt/ us   ECONOMICS, POLITICS
to remove government controls or rules from a business or other activity: That state has had success in deregulating its electricity market. The explosion in budget air travel began when the industry was deregulated in 1992.
deregulated
adjective [before noun]
Things are very different in today's deregulated labour market.
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