antiregulatory

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Adjective[edit]

antiregulatory (comparative more antiregulatory, superlative most antiregulatory)

  1. That disapproves of excessive regulation
    • 2009 January 30, “Hazardous Peanut Butters”:
      The F.D.A., an important agency charged with protecting the food supply, was one of many hobbled by the Bush administration’s antiregulatory efforts.
  2. (biology) That counteracts a regulatory process