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monopoly
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
the only supplier of a good or service; or a market with only one supplier
  • Why did my plans for my own future have to depend upon the arbitrary opinion of a selfish monopolist?
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (58% in)
  • Otherwise, we're just encouraging a monopoly.
    1.1 Part 1 Chapter 1 — The Theme (75% in)
  • Jim, you will agree, I'm sure, that there's nothing more destructive than a monopoly.
    1.3 Part 1 Chapter 3 — The Top and the Bottom (12% in)
  • One gang in Washington is yelling that I am expanding too much and something should be done to stop me, because I am becoming a monopoly.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (10% in)
  • Just look at my balance sheet-and then look at the books of a certain competitor of mine, who's got all the customers, all the raw materials, all the technical advantages and a monopoly on secret formulas-then tell me who's the profiteer!
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (9% in)
  • The Unification Board shall then license the use of such patents and copyrights to all applicants, equally and without discrimination, for the purpose of eliminating monopolistic practices, discarding obsolete products and making the best available to the whole nation.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (20% in)
  • "Centralization destroys the blight of monopoly," said Boyle.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (36% in)
  • Boyle did not catch the tone of mockery, and answered earnestly, "It destroys the blight of monopoly.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (36% in)
  • Just because of the private monopoly of one selfish individual?
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (37% in)
  • That would be monopoly!
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (52% in)
  • You don't have a monopoly on truth!
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (74% in)

There are no more uses of "monopoly" in Atlas Shrugged.

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