Translation of "monopolize" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (PERSON/CONVERSATION) 人/对话 (UK usually monopolise) uk us /məˈnɒp.əl.aɪz/ US  /-ˈnɑː.pə.laɪz/

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

She completely monopolized the conversation at lunch. 午餐时她滔滔不绝,别人根本无法插嘴。
monopolization (UK usually monopolisation) uk us /məˌnɒp.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ˌnɑː.pəl-/ noun [ U ]

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