Origin of duopolyduo- + (mono)poly
Origin of duopolyduo– + (mono)poly.
(countable and uncountable, plural duopolies)
- (economics) A market situation in which two companies exclusively provide a particular product or service.
By analogy with monopoly based on Ancient Greek δύο (duo, “two”) + πωλειν (pōlein, “to sell”).
duopoly - Computer Definition
A condition in which two entities dominate a market. Pronounced "doo-op-a-lee." For example, Windows and Mac are a personal computer duopoly. iOS and Android are a smartphone duopoly.