anti-trust laws

/ˌænti 'trʌst lɔ:z/, anti-trust legislation /ˌænti 'trʌst ˌledʒɪ'sleɪʃ(ə)n/ plural noun
laws in the US which prevent the formation of monopolies

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  • anti-trust laws — laws designed to prevent cartels or monopoly activity and to safeguard free competition in the market …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anti-trust laws — Laws passed in the USA, from 1890 onwards, making it illegal to do anything in restraint of trade, set up monopolies, or otherwise interfere with free trade and competition …   Accounting dictionary

  • anti-trust laws — Laws passed in the USA, from 1890 onwards, making it illegal to do anything in restraint of trade, set up monopolies, or otherwise interfere with free trade and competition …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Anti-trust Laws —    US federal legislation to prevent business monopolies and restraint of free trade …   Financial and business terms

  • anti trust — adj [only before noun] intended to prevent companies from unfairly controlling prices ▪ new, tougher anti trust laws ▪ an anti trust investigation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • anti-trust — /ˌænti trʌst/ adjective attacking monopolies and encouraging competition ● anti trust laws or legislation …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • trust — A fiduciary relationship calling for a trustee to hold the title to assets for the benefit of the beneficiary. The person creating the trust, who may or may not also be the beneficiary, is called the grantor. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary See… …   Financial and business terms

  • trust — trust1 W2S1 [trʌst] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(belief)¦ 2¦(organization)¦ 3¦(financial arrangement)¦ 4 take something on trust 5 position of trust 6¦(companies)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1100 1200; : Old Norse; Origin: traust confidence, trust ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trust — 1 /trVst/ noun 1 BELIEF (U) a strong belief in the honesty, goodness etc of someone or something: an agreement made on the basis of mutual trust | put your trust in: You shouldn t put your trust in a man like that. | betray sb s trust (=do… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Anti-discrimination law — refers to the law on people s right to be treated equally. Some countries mandate that in employment, in consumer transactions and in political participation people may be dealt with on an equal basis regardless of sex, race, ethnicity,… …   Wikipedia

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