monopsonistic
adjective see monopsony

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • monopsonistic — See monopsonist. * * * …   Universalium

  • monopsonistic — adjective Being or pertaining to monopsony …   Wiktionary

  • monopsonistic — adj. pertaining to a single purchaser, pertaining to a monopoly on purchasing (Economics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monopsonistic — mo·nop·so·nis·tic …   English syllables

  • monopsonistic —  ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|nistik adjective : of, relating to, or characteristic of monopsony * * * monopsonisˈtic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑monopsony …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monopsony — In economics, a monopsony (from Ancient Greek μόνος (monos) single + ὀψωνία (opsōnia) purchase ) is a market form in which only one buyer faces many sellers. It is an example of imperfect competition, similar to a monopoly, in which only one… …   Wikipedia

  • Minimum wage — A minimum wage is the lowest hourly, daily or monthly remuneration that employers may legally pay to workers. Equivalently, it is the lowest wage at which workers may sell their labour. Although minimum wage laws are in effect in a great many… …   Wikipedia

  • monopsony — monopsonist, n. monopsonistic, adj. /meuh nop seuh nee/, n., pl. monopsonies. the market condition that exists when there is one buyer. Cf. duopsony, oligopsony. [1930 35; MON + Gk opsonía shopping, purchase of provisions] * * * In economic… …   Universalium

  • Bourse du Travail — The Bourse de Travail (fr: labour exchanges ), a French form of the labour council, were working class organizations that encouraged mutual aid, education, and self organization amongst their members in the late nineteenth and early twentieth… …   Wikipedia

  • monopsony — noun (plural nies) Etymology: mon + opsony (as in oligopsony) Date: 1933 an oligopsony limited to one buyer • monopsonistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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