Sentence Examples


  • The government of Spain, beginning in 1764, made notable breaches in the old monopolistic system of colonial trade throughout America; and Cuba received special privileges, also, that were a basis for real prosperity.
  • But while it was found impossible to enforce the staple or to close the Sound against the Dutch, other features of the monopolistic system of trade regulations were still upheld.
  • The creation in 1140 of a monopolistic trading-company was an event of importance in the history of the island.
  • Brentano (On Gilds) holds that it is wrong to represent such regulations as monopolistic, inasmuch as there was no question whatever of a monopoly in that time nor until the degeneration of the craftgilds into limited corporations of capitalists.
  • The ability of patent holders to extract monopolistic profits from innovation will fall in the future, because technology will simply move too fast and be too disposable.

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