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monopolize (v.)

"obtain a monopoly of, have an exclusive right of trading," also "obtain the whole of, get exclusive possession of," 1610s; see monopoly + -ize. Figurative use from 1620s. Related: Monopolized; monopolizing; monopolization.

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Definitions of monopolize from WordNet

monopolize (v.)
have and control fully and exclusively;
He monopolizes the laser printer
Synonyms: monopolise
monopolize (v.)
have or exploit a monopoly of;
OPEC wants to monopolize oil
Synonyms: monopolise
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