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monopoly

mo·nop·o·ly

monopoly

 
 
pronunciation:
m na p li
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part of speech: noun
inflections: monopolies
definition 1: complete control over a service or product within a given area.
Dennis had a monopoly on cutting grass in his neighborhood.
similar words:
control, exclusiveness, power
definition 2: a company that has such control.
The government has laws to break up monopolies.
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