unfair trade practice

noun

Legal Definition of unfair trade practice

: any of various deceptive, fraudulent, or otherwise injurious (as to a consumer) practices or acts that are declared unlawful by statute (as a consumer protection act) or recognized as actionable at common law

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“Unfair trade practice.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/unfair%20trade%20practice. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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