Are Non-collusive oligopolies the same as competitive oligopolies?

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Also, what's the difference between a competitive oligopoly and firms in monopolistic competition?
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it depends on the structure of the market mainly, so if there are signs of different prices (that would be competitive), signs of product differentiation,efficientcy mainly OFGEM and other regulators may not find a signed collusive agreement but there could be areas where a non collusive oligopoly may have a collusive structure.

Firms in a monopolistic competition is a competitive market so many firms, rivalries, low barriers etc as with competitive oligopoly there are a few firms, high barriers usually and competitive on prices, efficiency etc
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if they arent colluding oligopolies then they are of course competitive firms in a competitive market.

if they collude then they are uncompetitive and technically illegal, though we all know how hard that is to enforce, really only the EU bothers.
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