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deregulation

noun de·reg·u·la·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌre-gyə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of DEREGULATION

:  the act or process of removing restrictions and regulations
de·reg·u·late \(ˌ)dē-ˈre-gyə-ˌlāt\ transitive verb
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First Known Use of DEREGULATION

1963

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