[ US /məˈnɑpəˌɫaɪz/ ]
have and control fully and exclusively
He monopolizes the laser printer
have or exploit a monopoly of
OPEC wants to monopolize oil
How To Use monopolize In A Sentence
- I believe that in a free market without a competition law your worst nightmares would come true, that everything would be monopolised or cartelised.
- If those consumers think the drug industrial monopolists already charge too much for pills and panaceas, just wait until the privately patented and monopolized ‘stem cell cures’ hit the market…
- At this stage, as Hawks monopolised possession, their fans were calling for the ball to go wide.
- The fact that flickers did not defend feeding territories suggests that characteristics of their prey make it uneconomical to monopolize.
- `Don't let Marc monopolize the conversation with his shop talk," Anita warned lightly. LASTING TREASURES
- Individuals of the worker caste are usually effectively sterile, and reproduction is monopolized by the queen caste.
- And this trade was for a long time monopolized by Shanxi merchants.
- As soon as the second-year plants set seed and die, that seed germinates into pretty new rosettes that quickly monopolize light, moisture, nutrients, soil, and space.
- I know that Bulgaria is trying hard to become more westernized and strives to be like America, but it's sad when becoming "westernized" means embracing huge supermarket chains that monopolize all the business and kill the "little men. Hello supermarket
- The Interior Minister promised that his group would not monopolize power and signaled a willingness to show flexibility.