Antitrust ( adjective , noun )

(As an adjective)

Antitrust ( adjective )

Relating to legislation or policies aimed at preventing monopolies and promoting fair competition in business.

Origin:

Late 19th century: from anti- + trust.

Examples:

  1. The company was found guilty of violating antitrust laws.
  2. The antitrust division of the Justice Department is responsible for enforcing competition laws.
  3. The antitrust regulations are designed to protect consumers from monopolies.
  4. The company's merger was blocked by the antitrust authorities.
  5. The antitrust case was a major victory for the government in its efforts to promote fair competition in the industry.

(As a noun)

Antitrust ( noun )

Relating to legislation or policies aimed at preventing monopolies and promoting fair competition in business.

Origin:

Late 19th century: from anti- + trust.

Examples:

  1. The company was found guilty of violating antitrust laws.
  2. The antitrust division of the Justice Department is responsible for enforcing competition laws.
  3. The antitrust regulations are designed to protect consumers from monopolies.
  4. The company's merger was blocked by the antitrust authorities.
  5. The antitrust case was a major victory for the government in its efforts to promote fair competition in the industry.
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