antitrust etymology

English word antitrust comes from English anti-, English trust

Detailed word origin of antitrust

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
anti- English (eng) (immunology) That reacts with immunoglobins found in the specified animal.. Against, hostile to.. Contrasting with the norm.. Counteracting, neutralizing.. Opposite of, reverse.. Physically opposite: applied to mountain ranges.. Related to antiparticles.
trust English (eng) (legal) of or relating to a trust.. (obsolete) Faithful, dependable.. (obsolete) Secure, safe. (computing) Affirmation of the access rights of a user of a computer system.. (legal) An estate devised or granted in confidence that the devisee or grantee shall convey it, or dispose of the profits, at the will, or for the benefit, of another; an estate held for the use of another.. (legal) The [...]
antitrust English (eng) (legal) Opposed to or against the establishment or existence of trusts (monopolies), usually referring to legislation.

Words with the same origin as antitrust

Descendants of anti-
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