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məˈnɒp əˌlaɪzmo·nop·o·lize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monopolize, monopoliseverb

    have and control fully and exclusively

    "He monopolizes the laser printer"

  2. monopolize, monopoliseverb

    have or exploit a monopoly of

    "OPEC wants to monopolize oil"

Wiktionary

  1. monopolizeverb

    To have a monopoly on something

  2. monopolizeverb

    To dominate something by excluding everyone else

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monopolizeverb

    to acquire a monopoly of; to have or get the exclusive privilege or means of dealing in, or the exclusive possession of; to engross the whole of; as, to monopolize the coffee trade; to monopolize land

    Etymology: [From Monopoly.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monopolize in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monopolize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of monopolize in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Paine:

    All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian, or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.

  2. Laurence J. Peter:

    Men now monopolize the upper levels depriving women of their rightful share of opportunities for incompetence.

  3. Thomas Paine, "Age of Reason":

    All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.

  4. Sami Atallah:

    Central government is still trying to monopolize the sector, there is money to be made and they are trying to figure out how to split the pie.

  5. God's Little Instruction Book:

    Big people monopolize the listening. Small people monopolize the talking. Proverbs 29:20 "Seest thou a man that has hasty in his words? There is more hope of a fool than him".

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