deregulation

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noun de·reg·u·la·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌre-gyə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of deregulation

  1. :  the act or process of removing restrictions and regulations

deregulate

play \(ˌ)dē-ˈre-gyə-ˌlāt\ transitive verb

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First Known Use of deregulation

1963



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