ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-monopoly (audio)
variants or antimonopoly
: opposing, prohibiting, or restricting monopolies
anti-monopoly laws
anti-monopolist noun
or antimonopolist
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-monopoly (audio)
… fully embraced the reform effort, casting himself as an anti-monopolist who opposed the designs of the Guggenheim Alaska Syndicate to lock up Alaska development as their private cash cow. Steve Haycox

Examples of anti-monopoly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the anti-monopoly organization Institute for Local Self-Reliance, the cut sellers give to Amazon from their revenue is up from 35% in 2020 and 19% in 2014. Haleluya Hadero, The Christian Science Monitor, 27 Sep. 2023 He is being paid by Stoller and the American Economic Liberties Project, a nonpartisan anti-monopoly advocacy group where Stoller is director of research. WIRED, 21 Sep. 2023 During Tuesday’s opening remarks, DOJ lead lawyer Kenneth Dintzer argued the tech giant violated anti-monopoly law through multiple, years’ long exclusive agreements with browser and phone makers. Andrew Paul, Popular Science, 14 Sep. 2023 The second day of a landmark anti-monopoly trial against Google began on Wednesday with a protest from Apple against two numbers that the Justice Department mentioned in its opening statement the day before. Trisha Thadani, Washington Post, 13 Sep. 2023 Plus, the whole idea that the purpose of anti-monopoly law was to promote good monopolies was just … daft. Cory Doctorow, WIRED, 7 Sep. 2023 On July 12, Illumina was slapped with a $476 million fine from the EU over the San Diego company’s decision to buy Grail before getting anti-monopoly regulatory clearance. Natallie Rocha, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Aug. 2023 The second big legal case involves the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s efforts to block the merger on anti-monopoly grounds. Mike Freeman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 July 2023 The resignation came amid mounting shareholder discontent around the company’s $7.1 billion acquisition of early cancer detection startup Grail, which anti-monopoly regulators in the U.S. and Europe are seeking to unwind. Mike Freeman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-monopoly was in 1818

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“Anti-monopoly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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