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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Complete control of a product or service in some place by a single person or group.

Usage examples (41)
  • The company had a virtual monopoly on making good mechanical pencils.
  • They have no monopoly on intelligence
  • A monopoly on silver
  • When you have a monopoly you can ask any price you like for more
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