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MONOPOLISE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does monopolise mean? 

MONOPOLISE (verb)
  The verb MONOPOLISE has 2 senses:

1. have and control fully and exclusively
2. have or exploit a monopoly of

  Familiarity information: MONOPOLISE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MONOPOLISE (verb)


Sense 1monopolise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Have and control fully and exclusively

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

monopolise; monopolize

Context example:

He monopolizes the laser printer

Hypernyms (to "monopolise" is one way to...):

command; control (exercise authoritative control or power over)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2monopolise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Have or exploit a monopoly of

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

monopolise; monopolize

Context example:

OPEC wants to monopolize oil

Hypernyms (to "monopolise" is one way to...):

have; have got; hold (have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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