Monopoly synonyms

mə-nŏp'ə-lē
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Custody; care:
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Oligopoly is defined as an economic market where there is limited competition.
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Trade between nations without regulatory barriers such as tariffs or quotas.
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A combination of independent business organizations formed to regulate production, pricing, and marketing of goods by the members.
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The act or process of merging two or more parts into a single unit.
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An invention protected by such a grant.
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An action or condition that tends to prevent free competition in business, as the creation of a monopoly or the limiting of a market.
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An agency that sells articles, features, or photographs for publication in a number of newspapers or periodicals simultaneously.
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The exclusive statutory right of literary (authors, playwrights, poets), musical (composers, musicians), visual (painters, photographers, sculptors), and other artists to control the reproduction, use, and disposition of their work, usually for their lifetime plus seventy years. The Copyright Act of 1976 governs most copyrights in the United States. See also copy and fair use.
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A competitive market where buyers and sellers can operate without restrictions.
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Authority or ability to manage or direct:
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The spreading of a stream of particles or a beam of rays, as of light, over a range of directions as a result of collisions with other particles. The sky appears blue due to the tendency of air molecules to scatter blue and violet light more than light of other frequencies. The scattering probabilities and patterns of subatomic particles, accelerated by particle accelerators and aimed at a target, is a major component of experimental particle physics.
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Exclusive control or possession
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A speculative monopoly of a stock or commodity created by purchasing all or most of the available supply in order to raise its price.
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An association or society.
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The state of being exclusive
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something held, owned exclusively
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Pool is a type of billiard game played with a long cue and balls on a felted table.
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Control or power over another or others.
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The process of marketing and supplying goods, especially to retailers.
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Undivided ownership of the whole of an asset by two or more individuals. Upon the death of any one, his or her rights pass to the surviving owners rather than to the heirs of the decedent.
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Synonym Study

  • A corner is a temporary speculative monopoly of some stock or commodity for the purpose of raising the price
  • A syndicate is now usually a group of bankers, corporations, etc. organized to buy large blocks of securities, afterward selling them in small parcels to the public at a profit
  • Cartel , the European term for a trust, now usually implies an international trust
  • Trust is a combination of corporations, organized for the purpose of gaining a monopoly, in which stock is turned over to trustees who issue stock certificates to the stockholders: trusts are now illegal in the U.S.
  • Monopoly applies to the exclusive control of a commodity or service in a given market, or control that makes possible the fixing of prices and the virtual elimination of competition
Find another word for monopoly. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for monopoly, like: trust, oligopoly, free-trade, cartel, merger, patent, restraint of trade, syndicate, copyright, open market and control.