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monopolist

[muh-nop-uh-list] /məˈnɒp ə lɪst/
noun
1.
a person who has a monopoly.
2.
an advocate of monopoly.
Origin of monopolist
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605; monopol(y) + -ist
Related forms
monopolistic, adjective
monopolistically, adverb
antimonopolist, noun, adjective
antimonopolistic, adjective
nonmonopolistic, adjective
promonopolistic, adjective
semimonopolistic, adjective
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