monopolist

Part of speech: noun

One who possesses a monopoly.

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Usage examples "monopolist":

  1. Were ever a people under such circumstances, that is, a people who were to export raw, and to receive manufactured, and this, not a few luxurious articles, but all articles, even to those of the grossest, most vulgar, and necessary consumption, a people who were in the hands of a general monopolist, were ever such a people suspected of a possibility of becoming a just object of revenue? - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
  2. A number of papers published by men who were active in the movement, such as Buchanan's Indianapolis Star, Noonan's Industrial Age of Chicago, and Donnelly's Anti- Monopolist of St. Paul, labored not without avail to spread the gospel among their readers. - "The Agrarian Crusade A Chronicle of the Farmer in Politics", Solon J. Buck.
  3. The King and the Congo Ministers seem to have made use of this circumstance so as to strengthen the financial relations of France to their new State in several ways, notably in the formation of monopolist groups for the exploitation of Congoland. - "The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)", John Holland Rose.