decontrolling decontrolling


  • (v) relax or remove controls of


  1. Durkin hammered away at the high cost of heating oil, gasoline and electricity, and forecast more increases under Ford's policy of decontrolling domestic oil.
  2. Perestroika might make strikes more likely, since reform will eventually entail decontrolling prices and closing inefficient factories, measures that workers are likely to fight.
  3. By decontrolling routes, the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 enabled dozens of new airlines to enter the business.
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repudiate repudiate
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