duopsony

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du·op·so·ny

 (do͞o-ŏp′sə-nē, dyo͞o-)
n. pl. du·op·so·nies
A stock-market condition wherein two rival buyers exert a controlling influence on numerous sellers.

[duo- + Greek opsōniā, purchasing of provisions (from opsōnein, to buy food : opson, cooked food; see epi in Indo-European roots + ōnē, buying, from ōneisthai, to buy; see wes- in Indo-European roots).]

duopsony

(djuːˈɒpsənɪ)
n
(Commerce) a set of circumstances where two opposing buyers have an impact on sellers by forcing down their prices

duopsony

the market condition that exists when there are only two buyers. — duopsonistic, adj.
See also: Trade
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