anti-market

adjective
an·​ti-mar·​ket | \ ˌan-tē-ˈmär-kət, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-market (audio) \

Definition of anti-market

: hostile toward or detrimental to free markets India's involvement shows that in spite of its large budget deficit and somewhat anti-market economic policy, the country remains ready to open its economy further to ensure that its recent rapid growth continues.— Richard Beales and Martin Hutchinson

First Known Use of anti-market

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-market.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-market. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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