- decontrols, decontrolling, decontrolledWhen governments decontrol an activity, they remove controls from it so that companies or organizations have more freedom. [mainly AM]
[V n] The Russian government chose not to decontrol oil and gas prices last January.Syn:N-VAR: oft n N, N of nDecontrol is also a noun.
...continuing decontrol of banking institutions.
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Decontrol — EP by Discharge Released 1980 Recorded … Wikipedia
decontrol — Ⅰ. decontrol UK US /ˌdiːkənˈtrəʊl/ verb [T] ECONOMICS ► to remove the laws or rules which control something, especially prices and financial markets: »The exchange market and capital transfers have been decontrolled, and there are no restrictions … Financial and business terms
decontrol — index disengage, freedom Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
decontrol — [dē΄kəntrōl′] vt. decontrolled, decontrolling to free from controls n. withdrawal of controls … English World dictionary
decontrol — transitive verb Date: 1919 to end control of • decontrol noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
decontrol — /dee keuhn trohl /, v., decontrolled, decontrolling, n. v.t. 1. to remove controls, esp. government or other official controls, from: to decontrol prices or rents. n. 2. the removal of control. [1915 20; DE + CONTROL] * * * … Universalium
decontrol — de•con•trol [[t]ˌdi kənˈtroʊl[/t]] v. trolled, trol•ling, n. 1) gov to remove controls or restraints, esp. government controls, from: to decontrol rents[/ex] 2) the removal of controls • Etymology: 1915–20 … From formal English to slang
decontrol — 1. verb to remove controls 2. noun the removal of controls … Wiktionary
decontrol — deÂ·conÂ·trol || â€šdiËkÉ™n trÉ™ÊŠl v. release from government control, remove control … English contemporary dictionary
decontrol — verb (decontrols, decontrolling, decontrolled) release (a commodity, market, etc.) from controls or restrictions. noun the action of decontrolling … English new terms dictionary