cartel definition

  • noun:
    • a mix of independent business organizations formed to modify production, prices, and marketing of goods by the people.
    • An official contract between governing bodies at war, specifically one regarding the change of prisoners.
    • a small grouping of functions, factions, or countries united in a typical cause; a bloc.
    • A group of organizations or nations that collude to restrict competition within an industry or marketplace.
    • a mix of political groups (notably events) for typical action
    • A written letter of defiance or challenge.
    • An official contract regarding the trade of prisoners.
    • A ship regularly negotiate with an enemy with time of war, and also to change prisoners.
    • an understanding between belligerents the exchange of prisoners.
    • A letter of defiance or challenge; a challenge to solitary combat.
    • a ship used in the exchange of prisoners, or perhaps in holding propositions to an enemy; a ship beating a flag of truce and privileged from capture.
    • A writing or an understanding between states, specially when at war, when it comes to trade of prisoners, or even for some mutual advantage.
    • A letter of defiance or challenge; challenging to single fight.
    • previously also chartel.
    • a consortium of separate businesses formed to limit competitors by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
  • verb-transitive:
    • To defy or challenge.
  • others:
    • To defy; challenge to a duel. Also chartel.

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