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Federal Trade Commission

Syllabification: Fed·er·al Trade Com·mis·sion

Definition of Federal Trade Commission in English:

noun

Finance
A federal agency, established in 1914, that administers antitrust and consumer protection legislation in pursuit of free and fair competition in the marketplace.
Example sentences
  • Ten million people a year are victims of some form of identity theft according to the Federal Trade Commission.
  • Now attention turned across the pond to the United States, where the Federal Trade Commission would review both bids.
  • Approval was yet to come from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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