Associations to the word «Cartel»


CARTEL, noun. A group of businesses or nations that collude to limit competition within an industry or market.
CARTEL, noun. A combination of political groups (notably parties) for common action.
CARTEL, noun. A written letter of defiance or challenge.
CARTEL, noun. An official agreement concerning the exchange of prisoners.
CARTEL, noun. (nautical) A ship used to negotiate with an enemy in time of war, and to exchange prisoners.

Dictionary definition

CARTEL, noun. A consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service; "they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly".

Wise words

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