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* * *price control UK US noun [C or U]► ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT a limit set by a government on the price that can be charged by companies for particular products or services: »
On several occasions in recent years, price controls have failed to stop a rise in costs.
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price control — n. the setting of ceiling prices on basic goods and services by a government, as to fight inflation … English World dictionary
price control — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms price control : singular price control plural price controls economics control by the government over prices of goods and services … English dictionary
price control — price con,trol noun count or uncount control by the government over prices of goods and services … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
price control — price con.trol n [U and C] a system in which the government decides the prices of things … Dictionary of contemporary English
price control — The control and regulation by the government, state, or federal, of the prices at which commodities may be marketed. Charles Uhden, Inc. v Greenough, 181 Wash 412, 43 P2d 983, 98 ALR 1181. Relieving farmers from unfavorable economic conditions by … Ballentine's law dictionary
price control — Econ government regulations that set maximum prices for commodities or control price levels by credit controls … The ultimate business dictionary
price control — government regulation of prices by establishing maximum price levels for goods or services, as during a period of inflation. [1910 15] * * * … Universalium
price control — Restrictions by a government on the prices of consumer goods, usually imposed on a short term basis as a measure to control inflation. See also prices and income policy … Big dictionary of business and management
price control — noun restriction on maximum prices that is established and maintained by the government (as during periods of war or inflation) • Hypernyms: ↑control … Useful english dictionary
price control — fixing of prices (often by government agencies) … English contemporary dictionary