antitrust

play
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

1888

First Known Use of antitrust

1888


ANTITRUST Defined for English Language Learners

antitrust

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

Definition of antitrust for English Language Learners

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


Law Dictionary

antitrust

play
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



Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a person who is a bore or nuisance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

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

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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