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monopolism

[muh-nop-uh-liz-uh m] /məˈnɒp əˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
the existence or prevalence of monopolies.
Origin of monopolism
1880-1885
1880-85; monopol(y) + -ism
Related forms
antimonopolism, noun
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  • Inequality of right was therefore the characteristic of this period; Marlo calls it monopolism.

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