adjective see oligopsony

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • oligopsonistic — See oligopsony. * * * …   Universalium

  • oligopsonistic — adjective Being or pertaining to oligopsony …   Wiktionary

  • oligopsonistic — ol·i·gop·so·nis·tic …   English syllables

  • oligopsonistic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|gȧpsə|nistik adjective : of or relating to an oligopsony * * * oligopsonistˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑olig …   Useful english dictionary

  • oligopsony — oligopsonistic, adj. /ol i gop seuh nee/, n. the market condition that exists when there are few buyers, as a result of which they can greatly influence price and other market factors. Cf. duopsony, monopsony. [1940 45; OLIG + Gk opsonía purchase …   Universalium

  • oligopsony — noun Etymology: olig + Greek opsōnia purchase of victuals, from opsōnein to purchase victuals, from opson food + ōneisthai to buy more at venal Date: 1942 a market situation in which each of a few buyers exerts a disproportionate influence on the …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oligopsony — noun An economic condition in which a small number of buyers exert control over the market price of a commodity. See Also: oligopsonist, oligopsonistic, oligopsonistically …   Wiktionary

  • oligopsony — [äl΄i gäp′sə nē] n. pl. oligopsonies [ OLIG(O) + Gr opsōnia, a purchase of food, catering < opsōnein: see OPSONIN] control of the purchase of a commodity or service in a given market by a small number of buyers oligopsonist n. oligopsonistic… …   English World dictionary

  • oligopsonist — ˌäləˈgäpsənə̇st noun ( s) : a member of an oligopsonistic industry or market …   Useful english dictionary

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