trust-buster

trustbuster

[truhst-buhs-ter]
noun
a federal official who seeks to dissolve business trusts, especially through vigorous application of antitrust regulations.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism; trust + buster

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trustbuster (ˈtrʌstˌbʌstə)
 
n
informal (US) a person who seeks the dissolution of corporate trusts, esp a federal official who prosecutes trusts under the antitrust laws
 
'trustbusting
 
n

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