the importing of certain goods, esp pharmaceutical drugs, by dealers who undersell local manufacturers
[par-uh-lel, -luh l] /ˈpær əˌlɛl, -ləl/ adjective 1. extending in the same direction, equidistant at all points, and never converging or diverging: parallel rows of trees. 2. having the same direction, course, nature, or tendency; corresponding; similar; analogous: Canada and the U.S. have many parallel economic interests. 3. Geometry. 4. Electricity. consisting of or having […]
[par-uh-lel-ahyz, -luh-lahyz] /ˈpær ə lɛlˌaɪz, -ləˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), parallelized, parallelizing. 1. to make ; place so as to be . 2. to draw a or analogy between.
[par-uh-le-liz-uh m, -luh-liz-] /ˈpær ə lɛˌlɪz əm, -ləˌlɪz-/ noun 1. the position or relation of . 2. agreement in direction, tendency, or character; the state or condition of being . 3. a or comparison. 4. Metaphysics. the doctrine that mental and bodily processes are concomitant, each varying with variation of the other, but that there […]
[par-uh-lel-ist, -luh-list] /ˈpær əˌlɛl ɪst, -lə lɪst/ noun 1. a person who seeks or makes a comparison. 2. an adherent of the metaphysical doctrine of parallelism.