anti-regulatory

adjective
an·​ti-reg·​u·​la·​to·​ry | \ ˌan-tē-ˈre-gyə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-regulatory (audio) also -ˈrā- \
variants: or less commonly antiregulatory

Definition of anti-regulatory

: characterized by or expressing opposition to government regulation The plan was instantly and angrily denounced by the hospital industry and anti-regulatory conservatives.— Lawrence D. Brown

First Known Use of anti-regulatory

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-regulatory.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-regulatory. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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