orderly progress


orderly progress
   the maintenance of a monopoly
   A world where politicians and public servants keep their jobs and control the market without interference from competitors or outsiders:
    Last week he sang of 'orderly progress' as 'preferable to the dangers of unbridled competition'. {Sunday Express, May 1981 — a politician, for whom any competition was by definition 'unbridled', was opposing the sale of a state monopoly)

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