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unregulatedadjective

 us   /ʌnˈreɡ·jəˌleɪ·t̬ɪd/
not controlled, esp. by laws, police, or a government department: Campaign finance reform is designed to prevent large, unregulated contributions to politicians.
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"unregulated" in Business English

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unregulatedadjective

uk   /ʌnˈreɡjʊleɪtɪd/  us   /-ṱɪd/ LAW
used to describe a type of business or activity that is not controlled and directed by rules or laws: Credit counseling has become a big and largely unregulated business in recent years.an unregulated industry/market/monopoly A dozen firms currently operate in this completely unregulated market. unregulated investments/loans/trading
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