Definitions for "restraint of trade"
Illegally interfering with free marketplace participation. Regulated by the Federal Trade Commission.
any act that tends to prevent free competition in business
an express covenant in a contract of employment which restricts an employee’s post- employment freedom. For a restraint of trade to be enforceable it must be reasonable.
Descriptive of unreasonable acts or contracts which prevent a person from carrying on, or engaging in, their profession.