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restraint of trade


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An action or condition that tends to prevent free competition in business, as the creation of a monopoly or the limiting of a market.

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  • noun law An agreement that prevents fair competition on the open market, such as an agreement by one party to hire a second party to work within a profession on the condition that the second party will not compete against the first.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any act that tends to prevent free competition in business


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