[ muh-nop-uh-liz-uh m ]
/ məˈnɒp əˌlɪz əm /


the existence or prevalence of monopolies.

Origin of monopolism

First recorded in 1880–85; monopol(y) + -ism

Related forms

an·ti·mo·nop·o·lism, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for monopolism

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