Definition of Federal Trade Commission
1. Noun. An independent agency of the United States federal government that maintains fair and free competition; enforces federal antitrust laws; educates the public about identity theft.
Generic synonyms: Independent Agency
Terms within: Office Of Inspector General, Oig
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Literary usage of Federal Trade Commission
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1. The Trust Problem by Jeremiah Whipple Jenks, Walter Ernest Clark (1917)
"To carry out the provisions of the act, the Federal Trade Commission, ... The Federal Trade Commission, as established by this act of September, 1914, ..."
2. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"Federal Trade Commission. Trade regulation rule for the prevention of unfair or ... Federal Trade Commission. Report to Congress: pursuant to the Federal ..."
3. The New Competition: An Examination of the Conditions Underlying the Radical by Arthur Jerome Eddy (1915)
"The commis- 1 First members of Federal Trade Commission: Joseph E. Davies, Chairman, Edward N. Hurley of Illinois, William J. Harris of Washington, DC, ..."
4. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1921)
"The Federal Trade Commission, 461 — Sec. 9. Economic problems have outrun political capacity for dealing with them, 463. § 1. Attempts at combination and ..."
5. The Law of Trademarks, Tradenames and Unfair Competition: Including Trade by James Love Hopkins (1917)
"AX ACT to create a Federal Trade Commission, to define its powers and duties, and for other purposes. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of ..."