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monopoly

noun [C]  /məˈnɑp·ə·li/ us  
social studies complete control of the supply of particular goods or services, or a company or group that has such control: The Postal Service is guaranteed a monopoly on all first-class letters. fig. California has no monopoly on strangeness (= is not the only strange place).
monopolistic
adjective  /məˌnɑp·əˈlɪs·tɪk/ us  
a monopolistic system
Translations of “monopoly”
in Spanish monopolio…
in French monopole…
in German das Monopol…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壟斷(機構), 專賣, 獨佔…
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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