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deregulate

verb [T] uk   us   /ˌdiːˈreɡ.jʊ.leɪt/
to remove national or local government controls or rules from a business or other activity: The government plans to deregulate the banking industry/the bus system.
deregulation
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌdiː.reɡ.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/
the deregulation of the financial markets
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