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decontrol

[dee-kuh n-trohl] /ˌdi kənˈtroʊl/
verb (used with object), decontrolled, decontrolling.
1.
to remove controls, especially government or other official controls, from:
to decontrol prices or rents.
noun
2.
the removal of control.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; de- + control
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  • Immediate decontrol of old oil prices would change this picture dramatically.
  • Natural gas prices softened as a supply bubble developed, which persisted for years in response to wellhead price decontrol.
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decontrol

/ˌdiːkənˈtrəʊl/
verb -trols, -trolling, -trolled
1.
(transitive) to free of restraints or controls, esp government controls: to decontrol prices
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