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monopolistic

adjective
 
 
/məˌnɒpəˈlɪstɪk/ ECONOMICS
used to describe the actions of a company that is able to control the supply and price of a particular product or service: monopolistic control/power If they used their monopolistic power to bully rivals, then they should be called to account for conduct that is prohibited. The company is often accused of monopolistic practices.
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