Meaning of DEREGULATE in English

(ˈ)dē, də̇ˌ verb

Etymology: de- + regulate

transitive verb

: decontrol

proposals to deregulate natural-gas prices — Wall Street Journal

intransitive verb

: to remove the rules or restrictions on an industry

latest moves to deregulate … are working their way through three important sectors of the economy — Susan Lee

• de·regulation (¦)dē, də̇ˌ noun

• de·regulator "ˌ noun

• de·regulatory "ˌ adjective

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