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Anti-Competitive

A practice intended to subvert or eliminate competition. Many analysts believe competition is good for customers because it encourages companies to offer better quality products and/or lower prices. Anti-competitive measures, like price fixing or collusion, remove this incentive and thereby hamper innovation and growth. Many countries have laws banning or limiting anti-competitive activities, though opponents, notably Ayn Rand and her followers, argue that they encourage economic inefficiency and punish success.
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"It was uncompetitive in that there were only four runners and it wasn't anything like as good as last year.
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The problems for the bank came after uncompetitive rates for existing customers on fixed deals hit its position in the new mortgage market.
Rising inflation has made Ireland uncompetitive and multi-nationals are leaving on a daily basis.
The European Commission is expected to conclude that the payment card market is uncompetitive and market prices disadvantageous to consumers when it releases the findings of its sector inquiry on 12 April, according to informed sources.
It added that firms also faced a trade-off between offering uncompetitive rates and boosting profits or offering more competitive deals to attract new customers.
GOOD move for David Unsworth to sign for Rangers,as he would shine in that uncompetitive league where players at the end of their careers can make some big money.
High taxation is making us uncompetitive and firms are moving out to Asia.
But, Wallach noted, "The rent taxes, the income taxes the mortgage taxes, make New York uncompetitive."
Barney could well win easily and because of the double-in format it means there will also be several uncompetitive legs when the player in front can set up a finish rather than risk a roof-raising three-figure out on the bull.