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anticompetitive

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. That discourages competition among businesses: anticompetitive foreign trade restrictions.

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  • adj. Acting to hinder or obstruct competition

Etymologies

anti- +‎ competitive (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The group also wants a tougher U.S. stance against what it calls "anticompetitive" Chinese trade policies.

    The Seattle Times

  • The group also pressed for a tougher U.S. stance against what it called anticompetitive Chinese trade policies.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • China Economic and Security Review Commission, urged the White House and Congress to look more closely at China's military expansion and pressed for a tougher stance against what it called anticompetitive Chinese trade policies.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • A congressional advisory panel on Wednesday urged the White House and Congress to look more closely at China's military expansion and pressed for a tougher stance against what it called anticompetitive Chinese trade policies.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • HONOLULU (AP) Mokulele Airlines has sued the parent of go! airlines alleging that the company engaged in anticompetitive behavior.

    Hawaii's latest air battle: Mokulele sues Mesa

  • I guess they still do have a monopoly on desktop clients -- and as a result, it would be great to see some restrictions on their ability to use that monopoly in anticompetitive ways -- but we have to remember that the desktop is less of a power base than it was a few years ago.

    Boing Boing: June 24, 2001 - June 30, 2001 Archives

  • There’s little trust among commenters that network owners won’t engage in anticompetitive behavior.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • For nearly 120 years, the Sherman Antitrust Act has been the main vehicle through which the government and private parties have regulated the so-called anticompetitive behavior of corporate America.

    Sherman Stirs: U.S. Revives Section 2 of the Antitrust Act

  • Recall the anticompetitive National Recovery Administration, for instance, with its myriad business rules and regulations.

    Illinois Review

  • But the Wall Street lobby — which called the Lynch amendment "anticompetitive" — will be working hard in the coming weeks to prevent that from happening too.

    Bonfire of the Loopholes

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