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duopoly

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noun, du·op·o·ly \du̇-ˈä-pə-lē also dyu̇-\

Definition of duopoly

plural duopolies

  1. 1 :  an oligopoly limited to two sellers

  2. 2 :  preponderant influence or control by two political powers

duopolistic play \-ˌä-pə-ˈlis-tik\ adjective


Origin of duopoly

duo- + -poly (as in monopoly)


First Known Use: 1920


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