antitrust

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adjective an·ti·trust \ˌan-tē-ˈtrəst, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of antitrust

  1. :  of, relating to, or being legislation against or opposition to trusts or combinations; specifically :  consisting of laws to protect trade and commerce from unlawful restraints and monopolies or unfair business practices

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First Known Use of antitrust

1888


ANTITRUST Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of antitrust for English Language Learners

  • law : protecting against unfair business practices that limit competition or control prices


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antitrust

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adjective an·ti·trust \ˌan-tē-ˈtrəst, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Legal Definition of antitrust

  1. :  of, relating to, or being legislation against or opposition to business trusts or combinations; specifically :  consisting of laws to protect trade and commerce from unlawful restraints and monopolies or unfair business practices — see also Clayton Antitrust Act and Sherman Antitrust Act



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