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deregulate in Economics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishderegulatede‧reg‧u‧late /ˌdiːˈreɡjəleɪt/ verb [transitive]  PEto remove government rules and controls from some types of business activity The decision to deregulate the banks was criticised. industries that have been deregulated Grammar Deregulate is often used in the passive.deregulation /diːˌreɡjəˈleɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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deregulateThe pressure to deregulate came therefore not only from outside but from inside the Stock Exchange.A bill pending in Congress would deregulate electricity sales nationwide.California did not deregulate its electricity system-the government changed the regulations, and botched the job.The government set off a consumer spending boom last year by deregulating shop hours.The U.S. airline industry has been deregulated since 1978.The long slow process of deregulating the financial sector in fundamental ways is also coming unstuck.The progressive dismantling of regional development policy since 1979 has moved more swiftly than steps aimed at deregulating the housing sector.The real payoff comes when governments deregulate these systems, because they create the basic incentives that drive employees.