restrictive practices


restrictive practices
noun (plural)
1 unreasonable limits that one trade union puts on the kind of work that members of other trade unions are allowed to do
2 an unfair trade agreement between companies that limits the amount of competition there is

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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