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monopolism

[muh-nop-uh-liz-uh m]
noun
  1. the existence or prevalence of monopolies.
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Origin of monopolism

First recorded in 1880–85; monopol(y) + -ism
Related formsan·ti·mo·nop·o·lism, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Inequality of right was therefore the characteristic of this period; Marlo calls it monopolism.

    Contemporary Socialism

    John Rae