[ muh-nop-uh-list ]
/ məˈnɒp ə lɪst /


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

Origin of monopolist

First recorded in 1595–1605; monopol(y) + -ist
Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for semi-monopolistic

  • In this way a semi-monopolistic corporation would not have any interest in seeking profits beyond a certain percentage.

    The Promise Of American Life|Herbert David Croly
  • But the semi-monopolistic capitalism of to-day is far richer than was its competitive predecessor.

    Socialism As It Is|William English Walling