antitrust

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From anti- +‎ trust.

AdjectiveEdit

antitrust (not comparable)

  1. (law) Opposed to or against the establishment or existence of trusts (monopolies), usually referring to legislation.
    The regulators used antitrust laws to block the merger, believing it would eliminate competition.
    • 2014 March 15, “Turn it off”, in The Economist, volume 410, number 8878:
      If the takeover is approved, Comcast would control 20 of the top 25 cable markets, […]. Antitrust officials will need to consider Comcast’s status as a monopsony (a buyer with disproportionate power), when it comes to negotiations with programmers, whose channels it pays to carry.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From anti- +‎ trust.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

antitrust (plural antitrusts)

  1. antitrust

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PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

antitrust (invariable, comparable)

  1. Alternative form of antitruste

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from English antitrust.

AdjectiveEdit

antitrust m or f or n (indeclinable)

  1. antitrust

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