noun (plural) -lies
- a situation in which control of a commodity or service in a particular market is vested
in just two producers or suppliers
Derived Formsduopolistic (ˌdjʊɒpəˈlɪstɪk
Example Sentences Including 'duopoly'
At least as important for the future was the need to break the BBC and ITV duopoly over the production of the programmes they showed.
The Downing Street Years
Does this, and Sony's investment in chip maker Transmeta mean the company is moving away from the Wintel duopoly ?
Business Today (2001)
Short-term earnings certainty is provided by monopoly or duopoly licences in major markets.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
This duopoly , with its delusions of grandeur, is, surely, now over.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
Vodafone's Queensland general manager, Michael Smith, told The Australian: ``We want to wreck the market, to wreck the cosy duopoly.
The Australian (2004)
With the HSBC purchase of M&S Money, legal experts fear a `cosy duopoly " has emerged in the store card market.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
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