coemption

noun
co·​emp·​tion | \ kōˈempshən \
plural -s

Definition of coemption

obsolete
: purchase of all supplies of a commodity in the market especially to gain a monopoly

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Other Words from coemption

coemptive \ (ˈ)kō¦emptiv , -​ēv \ adjective

History and Etymology for coemption

Latin coemption-, coemptio coemption, coemptio, from coemptus, past participle of coemere to buy up (from co- + emere to buy) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Coemption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coemption. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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