[muh-nop-uh-lahyz] /məˈnɒp əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), monopolized, monopolizing.
to acquire, have, or exercise a of.
to obtain exclusive possession of; keep entirely to oneself:
Children monopolize one’s time.
to have, control, or make use of fully, excluding others
to obtain, maintain, or exploit a monopoly of (a market, commodity, etc)
1610s; see monopoly + -ize. Figurative use from 1620s. Related: Monopolized; monopolizing; monopolization.
[mon-uh-pol-i-lawg, -log] /ˌmɒn əˈpɒl ɪˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg/ noun 1. a theatrical entertainment in which the same performer plays several parts or characters. n. “entertainment in which one actor performs as many characters,” 1824, from mono- + poly- + -logue.
[mon-oh-pruh-pel-uh nt] /ˌmɒn oʊ prəˈpɛl ənt/ noun 1. a substance for propelling rockets that is a mixture of fuel and oxidizer. /ˌmɒnəʊprəˈpɛlənt/ noun 1. a solid or liquid rocket propellant containing both the fuel and the oxidizer
[mon-uh-prot-ik] /ˌmɒn əˈprɒt ɪk/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. (of an acid) having one transferable .
[muh-nop-suh-nee] /məˈnɒp sə ni/ noun, plural monopsonies. 1. the market condition that exists when there is one buyer. /məˈnɒpsənɪ/ noun (pl) -nies 1. a situation in which the entire market demand for a product or service consists of only one buyer