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monopoly

noun [C]
 
 
/məˈnɒpəli/
SYSTEM a situation in which a company or organization is the only one in an area of business or activity and has complete control of it: They have a monopoly on the postal service.Mergers and takeovers
COMPANY a company or other organization that has a monopoly in a particular industryMergers and takeovers
Translations of “monopoly”
in Vietnamese độc quyền…
in Spanish monopolio…
in Thai ระบบผูกขาด…
in Malaysian monopoli…
in French monopole…
in German das Monopol…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壟斷(機構), 專賣, 獨佔…
in Indonesian monopoli…
in Russian монополия, монополист…
in Turkish tekel, tekelcilik, tekel düzeni…
in Chinese (Simplified) 垄断(机构), 专卖, 独占…
in Polish monopol…
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