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monopoly

noun /məˈnopəli/ ( plural monopolies)
the sole right of making or selling something etc
das Monopol
a state monopoly on oil production.
monopolize verb ( monopolise) to have a monopoly of or over
monopolosieren
They’ve monopolized the fruit-canning industry.
to take up the whole of (eg someone’s attention)
mit Beschlag belegen
She tries to monopolize the teacher’s attention.
Translations of “monopoly”
in Vietnamese độc quyền…
in Spanish monopolio…
in Thai ระบบผูกขาด…
in Malaysian monopoli…
in French monopole…
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…
(Definition of monopoly from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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