monopolist

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noun

a person who has a monopoly.
an advocate of monopoly.

Nearby words

  1. monopodium,
  2. monopody,
  3. monopolar cautery,
  4. monopole,
  5. monopolism,
  6. monopolistic,
  7. monopolistic competition,
  8. monopolize,
  9. monopoly,
  10. monopolylogue

Origin of monopolist

First recorded in 1595–1605; monopol(y) + -ist

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Word Origin and History for monopolistic

monopolistic

adj.

1858; see monopoly + -istic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper