stifle competition

See: monopolize
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Senators pressed Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini and his Anthem counterpart, Joseph Swedish, for explanations of how their deals would not stifle competition and give them too much power.
Atlanta: Etihad Airways, one of three Gulf airlines accused by United States carriers of flooding the skies with unfairly subsidised flights, formally denied the allegation, saying the US rivals are trying to stifle competition that has greatly benefited consumers.
have hijacked solar bill SB 117 in an attempt to stifle competition and tax rooftop solar out of existence before it even has a chance to take off in the Granite State.
And in both cases, the startups responded by accusing the incumbents of trying to stifle competition.
The US Justice Department and several states filed a lawsuit on August 13 to stop the merger of US Air and American parent AMR, arguing that it would lead to higher fares and stifle competition.
Horta-Osorio said that the move would stifle competition and innovation besides favouring the incumbents.
Sydney, Oct 13 ( ANI ): US federal regulators are reportedly planning to sue Google over allegations that the firm abused its dominance of Internet search to stifle competition and drive up online advertising prices.
Telkom was given the fine for allegedly abusing its dominant market position to stifle competition.
Critics have said a takeover would give Vivendi-owned Universal massive power to jack up prices, as well as stifle competition.
Such a move would stifle competition and leave consumers at the mercy of a company which has shown itself to be ruthless.
regulators have opened an investigation into whether the company has been abusing its dominance of Internet search and advertising to stifle competition.
The OFT also raised concerns over "predatory behaviour" by bus firms to stifle competition and see-off new rivals.