deregulator

deregulate

[dee-reg-yuh-leyt]
verb (used with object), deregulated, deregulating.
1.
to remove government regulatory controls from (an industry, a commodity, etc.): to deregulate the trucking industry; to deregulate oil prices.
verb (used without object), deregulated, deregulating.
2.
to undergo deregulation: Some banks have already started to deregulate.

Origin:
1960–65, Americanism; de- + regulate

deregulation, noun
deregulator, noun
deregulatory [dee-reg-yuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective
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deregulate (diːˈrɛɡjʊˌleɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to remove regulations or controls from
 
deregu'lation
 
n
 
de'regulator
 
n
 
de'regulatory
 
adj

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deregulate
1964, back formation from deregulation.
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