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Usage examples for monopolist

  1. Despite the promises made to private firms that early sought to open up business in its land, the Government itself has become a great trading corporation, with monopolist rights which close great regions to private traders and subject the natives to vexatious burdens. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  2. If a monopolist secures unearned profits, there is injustice. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  3. Mr. Hobson continues, " The attraction of some obvious gain, the suppression of some scandalous abuse of monopolist power by a private company, some needed enlargement of existing Municipal or State enterprise by lateral expansion- such are the sole springs of action." – A Preface to Politics by Walter Lippmann
  4. On the whole, however, his line of policy was not such as would recommend itself to the crowd, and in October 1853 a furious mob attacked the Palazzo Cavour, repeating the old cry that the minister was a monopolist who robbed the poor of their bread. – Cavour by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
  5. Baron de Bach is such a monopolist. – Under the Southern Cross by Elizabeth Robins
  6. In Watt's day, the inventor who applied for a patent was a would- be monopolist. – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  7. In these countries no monopoly existed; and yet there the commodity was of such a quality and so abundant as to bear the duty, and even with the duty in some degree to rival the monopolist even in his own market. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  8. It is the greatest monopolist among the pleasures. – The Pleasures of Ignorance by Robert Lynd
  9. " That is" she continued, merrily, " if you promise to be submissive, and not become a monopolist; for when you, Isabel, and myself are together, I feel as if I had lost myself; I don't know to whom I belong; you want me, Isabel wants me, until I don't know where I am." – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
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