Definition of trustbuster in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtrəs(t)ˌbəstər/


informal, chiefly US
A person or agency employed to enforce antitrust legislation.
Example sentences
  • And while the company has extended an olive branch to trustbusters, holding preliminary talks on July 23, it doesn't appear to be willing to make any concessions that would reduce its power.
  • To fix this problem, trustbusters have installed a provision forcing the company to disclose more information about its so-called application programming interfaces, or APIs.
  • Europe's trustbusters are coming down hard, too.

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Syllabification: trust·bust·er

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