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monopolism

[ muh-nop-uh-liz-uhm ]
/ məˈnɒp əˌlɪz əm /
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noun
the existence or prevalence of monopolies.
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Origin of monopolism

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

OTHER WORDS FROM monopolism

an·ti·mo·nop·o·lism, noun
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How to use monopolism in a sentence

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

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