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price control

noun
1.
government regulation of prices by establishing maximum price levels for goods or services, as during a period of inflation.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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price control

noun
1.
the establishment and maintenance of maximum price levels for basic goods and services by a government, esp during periods of war or inflation
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