Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “monopolize” en inglés

See all translations

monopolize

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

monopolize verb [T] (BUSINESS)

in business, to control something completely and to prevent other people having any effect on what happens: The company had monopolized the photography market for so many decades that they didn't worry about competition from other companies.

monopolize verb [T] (PERSON/CONVERSATION)

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.
monopolization
noun [U] uk ( UK usually monopolisation)   /məˌnɒp.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˌnɑː.pəl-/
Traducciones de “monopolize”
en chino (tradicionál) 商業, 壟斷, 包辦…
en ruso монополизировать…
en turco tekeline almak, tekelleştirmek…
en chino (simplificado) 商业, 垄断, 包办…
en polaco zmonopolizować…
(Definition of monopolize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de monopolize
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “monopolize” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

punt

a long, narrow boat with a flat bottom and a square area at each end, moved by a person standing on one of the square areas and pushing a long pole against the bottom of the river

Palabra del día

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Aprende más 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Aprende más