deregulation


deregulation
The reduction of government's role in controlling markets, which lead to freer markets, and presumably a more efficient marketplace. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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deregulate de‧reg‧u‧late [ˌdiːˈregjleɪt] verb [intransitive, transitive] ECONOMICS
to remove or reduce the number of government controls on a particular business activity, done to make companies work more effectively and to increase competition:

• After internal US flights were deregulated in 1978, the industry quickly became more competitive.

• The pressure to deregulate came from inside the Stock Exchange.

— compare regulate
— deregulated adjective [only before a noun] :

• Competition is intense in the deregulated financial markets.

— deregulation noun [uncountable] :

• The bank industry maintains deregulation has benefited consumers.

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deregulation UK US /ˌdiːregjəˈleɪʃən/ noun [U] ECONOMICS, POLITICS
the process of removing government controls or rules from a business or other activity: »

The final deregulation of the market gave electricity consumers the freedom to shop around for suppliers.

Compare REGULATION(Cf. regulation)
See also FINANCIAL DEREGULATION(Cf. ↑financial deregulation)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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