Definition of cartelize in US English:


(British cartelise)


[with object]
  • (of manufacturers or suppliers) form a cartel in (an industry or trade).

    • ‘The effect of tariffs upon the British economy was deeply controversial, but the cartelized steel industry was one industrial giant that appeared to show some benefit.’
    • ‘Liquid fuels' pricing is not cartelised, despite the existence of large distributive chains in Bulgaria.’
    • ‘I believe that in a free market without a competition law your worst nightmares would come true, that everything would be monopolised or cartelised.’
    • ‘If any business or occupation, global or otherwise, is open to entry world wide all attempts to cartelise or monopolise will fail.’
    • ‘He argues that the NRA cannot assist recovery but rather will only cartelize industry.’
    • ‘Northland charged that interpreting ‘persons’ to include foreign farmers would permit producers around the world to join together to cartelize any agricultural product to the detriment of U.S. consumers.’
    • ‘The banks transformed Austrian industry into one of the most heavily cartelized in Europe.’
    • ‘As public choice economists have shown, government regulation is often the surest means to cartelize an industry, and that almost always benefits the dominant player.’
    • ‘The Institute for Justice, for example, recently filed suit against the Louisiana Horticulture Commission, which cartelizes florists.’
    • ‘One big trouble with that is that then people remain ignorant of the ruling class, and the fact that Business often pushes regulatory measures to cartelize the system, so I went ahead and named names…’
    • ‘Symeonidis finds that industries without cartels have much higher advertising expenditures than cartelized industries.’
    • ‘This would cartelize American industry and increase profits.’
    • ‘This impressively contrasts with the first half of the century when Germany was the synonym of a highly cartelized country.’
    • ‘It would, in short, retain a system of cartelized banking, special privilege, and virtually inevitable generation of inflation and contraction.’