HyperDic: monopolize

English > 2 senses of the word monopolize:
VERBsocialmonopolize, monopolisehave and control fully and exclusively
possessionmonopolize, monopolisehave or exploit a monopoly of
monopolize > pronunciation
Soundsmahnaa'pahlay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > monopolize: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningHave and control fully and exclusively.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He monopolizes the laser printer"
Synonymmonopolise
Broadercontrol, commandExercise authoritative control or power over
Spanishmonopolizar
Catalanmonopolitzar
Nounsmonopoly(economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller
monopolyexclusive / exclusive control or possession of something
English > monopolize: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningHave or exploit a monopoly of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"OPEC wants to monopolize oil"
Synonymmonopolise
Broaderhave, have got, holdHave or possess / possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
Spanishmonopolizar
Catalanmonopolitzar
Nounsmonopolist, monopolizersomeone who monopolizes the means of producing or selling something
monopolizationdomination (of a market or commodity) to the exclusion of others
monopoly(economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller
monopolyexclusive / exclusive control or possession of something

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