Monopolization



[muh-nop-uh-lahyz] /məˈnɒp əˌlaɪz/

verb (used with object), monopolized, monopolizing.
1.
to acquire, have, or exercise a of.
2.
to obtain exclusive possession of; keep entirely to oneself:
Children monopolize one’s time.
/məˈnɒpəˌlaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to have, control, or make use of fully, excluding others
2.
to obtain, maintain, or exploit a monopoly of (a market, commodity, etc)
v.

1610s; see monopoly + -ize. Figurative use from 1620s. Related: Monopolized; monopolizing; monopolization.

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