captive market

noun

a group of consumers who are obliged through lack of choice to buy a particular product, thus giving the supplier a monopoly

Nearby words

  1. captiously,
  2. captivate,
  3. captivating,
  4. captive,
  5. captive audience,
  6. captivity,
  7. captopril,
  8. captor,
  9. capture,
  10. capture beat

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