1. oligopoly

noun. ['ˌɑːlɪˈgɑːpəli'] (economics) a market in which control over the supply of a commodity is in the hands of a small number of producers and each one can influence prices and affect competitors.


  • market place
  • market

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Rhymes with Oligopoly

  • metropoli
  • monopoly
  • duopoly
  • denapoli
  • sloppily

How do you pronounce oligopoly?

Pronounce oligopoly as ˌɑlɪˈgɑpəli.

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Sentences with oligopoly

1. Noun, singular or mass
Companies in an oligopoly may take similar actions even if they do not formally agree to form a cartel.

2. Adjective
An oligopoly exists when a market is dominated by just a handful of firms.