Noun(1) (economics(2) exclusive control or possession of something(3) a board game in which players try to gain a monopoly on real estate as pieces advance around the board according to the throw of a die
(1) France's electricity monopoly, EDF(2) My piece on the breakup of the Left's monopoly on opinion and information generated enormous feedback - most of it favorable.(3) By the beginning of the '60s, television was loosening newspapers' monopoly on the news.(4) It used to have a ├ö├ç├┐wow factor├ö├ç├û and a monopoly on upmarket shops, but these retailers have been opening up in other parts of London and in towns all over the country.(5) The only way to break their hold is to remove their monopoly on supply.(6) The concept of peace is open, like freedom and justice, with no culture having any monopoly on its definition.(7) Most representative, as well as most worrisome, is the fact that the state's monopoly on weapons is being seriously challenged.(8) Conservative governments commercialised a public service, broke its monopoly on stamp sales and closed many hundreds of sub post offices.(9) As a general rule, these companies were given a monopoly on trade in a region.(10) The planned expansion is expected to put the company in a competitive position if Gasprom's monopoly over natural gas transportation is waived.(11) It is a well-known phrase that if there is one thing worse than a public monopoly, it is a private monopoly .(12) The highway system is a natural monopoly if the way to get goods and services to various destinations is the automobile.(13) We don't need a Walt Disney monopoly on creativity.(14) Of course, this country has no monopoly on ridiculous elections.(15) He did at one stage manage to employ one quarter of that number, but even with the monopoly on army supplies he never broke even.(16) With cities from Shanghai to Beijing to Shenzhen vying for a piece of the action, Hong Kong is losing its monopoly on China trade.
(1) pure monopoly :: suiwer monopolie
1. monopoly ::
Different Formsmonopolies, monopolist, monopolists, monopoly
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