Definition of Trust busting
1. Noun. (law) government activities seeking to dissolve corporate trusts and monopolies (especially under the United States antitrust laws).
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trust Busting
Literary usage of Trust busting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Foundations of National Prosperity: Studies in the Conservation of by Richard Theodore Ely, Ralph Henry Hess, Charles Kenneth Leith, Thomas Nixon Carver (1917)
"... a Solution of Trust Problems in the United States (1912, revised edition 1914) the evils resulting from those "trust-busting" compaigns of politicians ..."
2. Introduction to the Study of Sociology by Edward Cary Hayes (1915)
""Trust-Busting."—It would be an empty pretense to claim that our distorted distribution of wealth conforms to any principle of merit or justice. ..."
3. Introduction to the Study of Sociology by Edward Cary Hayes (1918)
""Trust-Busting."—It would be an- empty pretense to claim that our distorted distribution of wealth conforms to any principle of merit or justice. ..."
4. Progress and Prosperity: The Old World and Its Remaking Into the New--the by William D'Hertburn Washington (1911)
"... AND trust busting. The Steam Roads as Trust Busters. The transportation companies of time Inited States are ..."
5. Doing Us Good and Plenty by Charles Edward Russell (1914)
"CHAPTER V THE GRAND OLD SPORT OF trust busting BUT President Wilson's novel idea that the Trusts had become righteous and therefore nothing need be done ..."
6. The International Socialist Review by Algie Martin Simons (1907)
"It is announced that he has rewritten his message and cut all the "dynamite" out of it, and that he has abandoned his trust busting campaign entirely. ..."
7. The Process of Government: A Study of Social Pressures by Arthur Fisher Bentley (1908)
"Both in the "trust-busting" group and in the Supreme Court a speaking, thinking, feeling process is observable. In both alike there is reasoning: it is ..."
8. Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline by John V. Denson (2001)
"Rather, commentary at the time and circumstantial evidence implicates the trust-busting inclinations that Roosevelt had already revealed as governor of New ..."