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Meaning of CARTEL

Pronunciation:  kâr'tel

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a consortium of companies formed to limit competition; "they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly"
 

CARTEL is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: combine, corporate trust, trust
 
 See Also: consortium, pool, syndicate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Car*tel"\, n. [F., fr. LL. cartellus a little paper,
    dim. fr. L. charta. See 1st {Card}.]
    1. (Mil.) An agreement between belligerents for the exchange
       of prisoners. --Wilhelm.
    
    2. A letter of defiance or challenge; a challenge to single
       combat. [Obs.]
    
             He is cowed at the very idea of a cartel., --Sir W.
                                                   Scott.
    
    
    
    {Cartel}, or {Cartel ship}, a ship employed in the exchange
       of prisoners, or in carrying propositions to an enemy; a
       ship beating a flag of truce and privileged from capture.
    
    
  2. \Car"tel\, v. t.
    To defy or challenge. [Obs.]
    
          You shall cartel him.                    --B. Jonson.
    
    
 
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