Translation of "monopoly" - English-German dictionary


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

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.

(Translation of “monopoly” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)