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monopoly

noun [C or S] uk   /məˈnɒp.əl.i/ us    /-ˈnɑː.pəl-/
C2 (an organization or group that has) complete control of something, especially an area of business, so that others have no share: The government is determined to protect its tobacco monopoly. Is Microsoft a monopoly? The drafting of a new constitution cannot be a monopoly of the white minority regime (= other people should do it too). He does not have a/the monopoly on (= he is not the only one who has) good looks.
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monopolistic
adjective uk   /məˌnɒp.əlˈɪs.tɪk/ us    /-ˌnɑː.pəˈlɪs-/ usually disapproving
Traducciones de “monopoly”
en español monopolio…
en francés monopole…
en alemán das Monopol…
en chino (tradicionál) 壟斷(機構), 專賣, 獨佔…
en ruso монополия, монополист…
en turco tekel, tekelcilik, tekel düzeni…
en chino (simplificado) 垄断(机构), 专卖, 独占…
en polaco monopol…
(Definition of monopoly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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