duopoly


du·op·o·ly

noun \d-ˈä-pə-lē also dy-\
plural du·op·o·lies

Definition of DUOPOLY

1
:  an oligopoly limited to two sellers
2
:  preponderant influence or control by two political powers
du·op·o·lis·tic \-ˌä-pə-ˈlis-tik\ adjective

Origin of DUOPOLY

duo- + -poly (as in monopoly)
First Known Use: 1920

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