-poly, -pole, -polism, -polist, -polists, -polistic, -polistically +
(Greek: used as a suffix; sale, selling; one who sells; pertaining to selling, to sell; trade, barter)
2. Sales of a salve for soothing and healing.
3. From Latin, unguentum, from unguere, "to anoint".
2. A state of limited competition when a market is shared by a small number of producers or sellers.
3. An economic market with few competing producers.
4. Etymology: the suffix -poly, -polies, -polistic used in these words DO NOT refer to the prefix poly-, "many"; but to -poly, meaning, "selling, trading".
The retail gas market is a good example of oligopoly because there is a small number of firms that control a large majority of the market.
Oligopolistic markets are characterised by interactivity. The decisions of one firm influences, and are influenced by, the decisions of the other related firms.
2. The keeping of a thermopolion; a public house of antiquity where hot liquors were sold.
2. Confectioner, someone who makes confections (sweet preparation of fruit, candy, cakes, cookies, etc.) to sell.
2. Video sales.
2. A dealer in wooden objects or one who sells various kinds of wood or wooden objects.