monopoly + -istic
monopolistic (comparative more monopolistic, superlative most monopolistic)
- Acting in the manner of a monopoly.
- The antitrust laws try to prevent monopolistic behavior.
2006, Edwin Black, chapter 1, in Internal Combustion:
- 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.
In the manner of a monopoly