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monopolize

verb [T]  /məˈnɑp·əˌlɑɪz/ us  
social studies to have or take complete control of something so that others are prevented from sharing it: Rockefeller monopolized oil refining in the 1800s. She has a habit of monopolizing the conversation.
Translations of “monopolize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 商業, 壟斷, 包辦…
in Russian монополизировать…
in Turkish tekeline almak, tekelleştirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 商业, 垄断, 包办…
in Polish zmonopolizować…
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