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cartel

car·tel

cartel

pronunciation:
kar tel
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an international group of independent businesses formed to control production and prices and to restrict competition in certain business enterprises.
similar words:
bloc, consortium, federation, monopoly, syndicate, trust
definition 2: a written agreement between warring governments, esp. for an exchange of prisoners.
synonyms:
accord
similar words:
agreement