from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An economic or political condition in which power is concentrated in two persons or groups.
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- noun economics A
marketsituation in which two companies exclusively provide a particular product or service.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Until something like that happens, the duopoly is the state of the world, no matter how much Ralph Nader bangs his little fists.
The party duopoly is really only a late 19th and early 20th century phenomenon.
Anyway this convenient duopoly is the making of an inherently corrupt and duplicitous crooks called our politicians and elected officials.
Then, I begin to look outside my window, to merge with another provider, to lower my cost, my backhaul expense (via volume purchase agreements), base station expense (through standardization) and viola, a duopoly is born.
But the solution to a monopoly or duopoly is competition.
And that's why it doesn't matter which of the duopoly is currently in charge.
The final word in this alphabet soup is that just two companies -- the new AT&T and Verizon, a "duopoly" -- would control almost all of the local residential wireline service, most of the long-distance telephone service, most of the cellphone and other wireless service, and most of the DSL wires -- as used by competitors to carry Internet phone calls and broadband TV -- across the USA.
A duopoly is a situation where one person or other entity owns two TV stations in the same broadcasting market.
A duopoly is the practice of owning two stations in the same market.
This is part of the genius of the Democrap-Republicrook two-party duopoly, which is no more than a plutocratic political partnership to maintain the corpocracy and prevent the non-wealthy 80 percent of the population from taking the power that is theirs.