anti-regulatory

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adjective an·ti-reg·u·la·to·ry \ ˌan-tē-ˈre-gyə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē , ˌan-tī- 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


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