- the market condition that exists when there is one buyer.
Origin of monopsony
1930–35; mon- + Greek opsōnía shopping, purchase of provisions
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- a situation in which the entire market demand for a product or service consists of only one buyer
C20: mono- + Greek opsōnia purchase, from opsōnein to buy
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