An informal association of criminals controlling a network of vice, gambling, etc.
An industry that is dominated by a small number of companies that manufacture substantially identical products. The American automobile industry and the tobacco industry are two examples. An oligopoly is far less competitive than one with many manufacturers, but slightly more competitive than a monopoly. An industry that is dominated by a small number of companies that manufacture substantially identical products. The American automobile industry and the tobacco industry are two examples. An oligopoly is far less competitive than one with many manufacturers, but slightly more competitive than a monopoly.
The exclusive right to the publication, production, or sale of the rights to a literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic work, or to the use of a commercial print or label, granted by law for a specified period of time to an author, composer, artist, distributor, etc.: symbol, ©
A grant of publicly owned land, particularly to a homesteader.
An action or condition that tends to prevent free competition in business, as the creation of a monopoly or the limiting of a market.
A combination of independent business organizations formed to regulate production, pricing, and marketing of goods by the members.
A speculative monopoly of a stock or commodity created by purchasing all or most of the available supply in order to raise its price.
An accumulation of standing liquid; a puddle:
An association or society.
Control or power over another or others.
Exclusive rights to something; monopoly
- 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, syndicate, oligopoly, copyright, patent, restraint of trade, open market, free-trade, control, cartel and merger.