Translation of "monopolize" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

monopolize

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

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

壟斷;包辦;實行…的專賣
The company had monopolized the photography market for so many decades that they didn't worry about competition from other companies. 這家公司壟斷攝影市場幾十年,他們不擔心來自其他公司的競爭。
PERSON/CONVERSATION 人/對話

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

霸佔;獨佔;完全控制
She completely monopolized the conversation at lunch. 午餐時她滔滔不絕,別人根本無法插嘴。
monopolization noun [ U ] UK usually monopolisation uk /məˌnɒp.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /məˌnɑː.pəl.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/

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