English version

price control

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Economics
price controlˈprice conˌtrol noun [countable, uncountable]  PEa system in which the government decides the prices of things
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price controlThere was a period of hyper-inflation after price controls were eased in 1992.Doubts were expressed about last week's rumour of moves to end steel price control.
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