deregulation deregulation  /di ˌrɛɡ jə ˈleɪ ʃən/


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


  1. Maybe, it suddenly seemed to many shocked onlookers, electricity deregulation wasn't such a great idea after all.
  2. European airline deregulation 12 years ago has turned hopping on a plane into a bargain-basement no-brainer.
  3. Even so, consolidation does not make it inevitable that the benefits of deregulation will disappear.


  1. Ukraine Leaps to Business Deregulation

    KYIV, Ukraine, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deregulation of business activity has become one of the reform priorities for Ukraine in 2012. It was conducted in four major areas - simplifying procedures ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. India’s Partial Deregulation of Sugar Mixes Politics with Economics

    India’s Partial Deregulation of Sugar Mixes Politics with Economics        
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

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  1. "There's only one candidate who's called himself 'fundamentally a deregulator' when deregulation is part of the problem," Obama said during an appearance at Bethune-Cookman University, arranged to highlight his campaign's effort to reach out to...
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "The unregulated corners of our economy did much to contribute to the meltdown in our housing market and the accompanying spillover to our financial markets," Schumer said in a statement. "The administration's 'deregulation-above-all-else'...
    on Mar 30, 2008 By: Charles Schumer Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "He wrote a long piece recently in which he accused the Liberal Party of free market extremism and one of the things he gave as an example of that was deregulation and privatisation," Mr Turnbull said. "The considerable wealth of the Rudd...
    on Mar 8, 2009 By: Malcolm Turnbull Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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