deregulating deregulating  /di ˈrɛɡ jə ˌleɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of freeing from regulation (especially from governmental regulations)

Usage(s):

  1. Obama goes after McCain's remarks suggesting he's for deregulating the health insurance market, comparing it to the banking system, in Florida speech.
  2. The Land of Lincolner's latest TV spot points to his rival's statement where he suggests he's for deregulating the health insurance market, comparing it to the banking system.
  3. By deregulating the food market, prices will fallbad news for cosseted farmers but a windfall for the typical family and, eventually, a more productive economy.

News

  • Morocco to begin cutting subsidies in two weeks

    By Aziz El Yaakoubi RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco will begin deregulating prices for some basic goods in the next two weeks, its first step towards reducing subsidies, its general affairs minister told Reuters. The Islamist-led government has delayed reforms to subsidies and pensions recommended by the International Monetary Fund because of their political sensitivity. ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Mr Howard said: "We have no intention of deregulating university fees, nor have we any intention of introducing HECS for TAFE courses...... The Government will not be introducing an American-style higher education system. There will be no $100,000...
    on Sep 1, 2004 By: John Howard Source: The Age

  2. As Andy Stern, president of the huge Service Employees International Union, told me on Friday: "We've had a 25-year experience with market-worshipping, deregulating, privatizing, trickle-down policies, and it has ended us up with the greatest...
    on Dec 19, 2008 By: Andy Stern Source: New York Times

  3. "The price of the premium for an individual, 42 years old, in Boston, used to be $350 a month. Now, it's $180. We basically cut it in half by deregulating," Romney said.
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: FOXNews

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