[ muh-nop-uh-liz-uhm ]

  1. the existence or prevalence of monopolies.

Origin of monopolism

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

Other words from monopolism

  • an·ti·mo·nop·o·lism, noun

Words Nearby monopolism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use monopolism in a sentence

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