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monopolistic

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EtymologyEdit

monopoly +‎ -istic

AdjectiveEdit

monopolistic (comparative more monopolistic, superlative most monopolistic)

  1. Acting in the manner of a monopoly.
    The antitrust laws try to prevent monopolistic behavior.
    • 2006, Edwin Black, chapter 1, Internal Combustion[1]:
      But electric vehicles and the batteries that made them run became ensnared in corporate scandals, fraud, and monopolistic corruption that shook the confidence of the nation and inspired automotive upstarts.

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