Translation of "monopolize" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

monopolize

verb [ T ] UK usually monopolise uk /məˈnɒp.əl.aɪz/ us /məˈnɑː.pəl.aɪz/
BUSINESS 商业

in business, to control something completely and to prevent other people having any effect on what happens

垄断;包办;实行…的专卖
The company had monopolized the photography market for so many decades that they didn't worry about competition from other companies. 这家公司垄断摄影市场几十年,他们不担心来自其他公司的竞争。
PERSON/CONVERSATION 人/对话

If someone monopolizes a person or a conversation, they talk a lot or stop other people being involved.

霸占;独占;完全控制
She completely monopolized the conversation at lunch. 午餐时她滔滔不绝,别人根本无法插嘴。
monopolization noun [ U ] UK usually monopolisation uk /məˌnɒp.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /məˌnɑː.pəl.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/

(Translation of “monopolize” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)