Definition of Price-fixing

1. Noun. Control (by agreement among producers or by government) of the price of a commodity in interstate commerce.

Generic synonyms: Control
Category relationships: Administration, Governance, Governing, Government, Government Activity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Price-fixing

price-earnings ratio
price-fixing (current term)
price-to-earnings ratio
price bracket
price competition
price control
price cut
price cutting
price fixing
price floor
price freeze
price gouging
price in
price increase
price index
price indices

Literary usage of Price-fixing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Papers and Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by American Economic Association (1919)
"In this country there has been a considerable amount of price fixing by indirect ... The term price fixing is used in this paper to cover all cases where ..."

2. Socialism in Thought and Action by Harry Wellington Laidler (1920)
"The price-fixing groups under socialism would differ from most of the groups today who directly or indirectly fix prices — they would be under the direct ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"Price fixing and competition. Rcl. Am. 109: 87. Ag. 2, '13. Price fixing by a monopoly and price fixing bv a single manufacturer. ..."

4. Prices and Price Control in Great Britain and the United States During the by Simon Litman (1920)
"CHAPTER X Criticism of Price Fixing Criticisms of price fixing have been numerous and varied, the arguments used by the critics ranging from a blanket ..."

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