deregulate deregulate  /di ˈrɛɡ jə leɪt/


  • (v) lift the regulations on

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  1. That's right, he wants to deregulate the insurance industry just like he fought to deregulate the banking industry.
  2. So we're trying to open up, to deregulate, to liberalize as much as possible.
  3. McCain says he will deregulate aswe have done over the last decade in banking.


  • Legislators to vote on telecommunications bill amendment

    Legislation to ensure that telephone service in the state is fully deregulated except for the most basic customers is headed for a vote by the full Legislature, after advocates for low-income and elderly residents failed to win support for measures they say would have protected consumer interests.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader


  1. "He wants to deregulate the insurance industry like he fought to deregulate the banking industry," Obama said. "We can all see how well that turned out."
    on Oct 5, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. "We did not deregulate aviation in 1978 to create consolidation of the industry, but rather to expand competition," Oberstar said. "And we're at a point now where consolidation will result in a rather rapid collapse of the industry into two...
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Jim Oberstar Source: Forbes

  3. "He has set the standard for what it means to be a superior general counsel, paving the way for the restructuring of the communications marketplace, leading the charge to deregulate telecommunications companies following the Telecom Act of 1996, and...
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Ivan Seidenberg Source: MarketWatch

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