an·​ti·​dump·​ing | \ ˌan-tē-ˈdəm-piŋ, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of antidumping

: designed to discourage the importation and sale of foreign goods at prices well below domestic prices antidumping tariffs

Examples of antidumping in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

There were uncertainties, too, about how the proposal would be enforced and whether Britain would continue to abide during the period by EU antifraud or antidumping rulings. Jason Douglas, WSJ, "U.K. Proposals for Irish Border Would Keep Britain in EU Customs Union After Brexit," 7 June 2018 When cheap solar panels started becoming available, the ITC writes, the US exercised antidumping laws on Chinese manufacturers. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, "Imports boom as solar tariff deadline looms and ITC reaffirms position," 3 Jan. 2018 But those antidumping measures didn't do much, the ITC says, because the six largest firms that were making cells and modules in China increased their manufacturing capacity in additional countries, especially Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, "Imports boom as solar tariff deadline looms and ITC reaffirms position," 3 Jan. 2018 China could also consider initiating antidumping investigations of American imports of other products, contending that they are sold below their fair value and subsidized by the United States, Mr. Ross said. Sui-lee Wee, New York Times, "China Could Target U.S. Firms if Trump Levies Tariffs, Group Warns," 30 Jan. 2018 This provision has been invoked only five times in its 55 year history, as past presidents preferred to use antidumping and countervailing duty cases to impose more targeted sanctions. Frank Lavin, WSJ, "The Trouble With Sanctioning Chinese Steel," 12 July 2017 Currently, the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security are enforcing 149 antidumping orders against foreign steel companies. John Myers, Twin Cities, "Klobuchar, Franken among senators asking Trump to press China on steel," 6 Apr. 2017 Boeing wants the U.S. to impose antidumping duties on imports of Canadian passenger jets. Doug Cameron, WSJ, "U.S. Launches Probe Into Bombardier Jet Sales Pricing," 18 May 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'antidumping.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of antidumping

1894, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about antidumping

Share antidumping

Statistics for antidumping

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for antidumping

The first known use of antidumping was in 1894

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on antidumping

Nglish: Translation of antidumping for Spanish Speakers

Comments on antidumping

What made you want to look up antidumping? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


means, resources, or money

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Homophone Quiz

  • three-bears-two-of-them-look-like-theyre-whispering-to-a-third-bear-who-looks-chuffed-to-be-the-center-of-attention
  • In order to judge how people felt, the senator's office hired a firm to take a ______.
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!