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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having exclusive control over a commercial activity by possession or legal grant.

Usage examples (34)
  • In fact, Amazon was the one who was trying to use their market dominance as a tool to set prices, which is what we call monopolistic behavior.
  • Does that mean I never, ever, ever engage in monopolistic policies?
  • A company creates a monopoly when it engages in monopolistic behavior. (that is, taking action of some sort to limit competition).
  • Whether or not they also engage in monopolistic pricing is still up for debate (remember that software has extremely low marginal costs). for more
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