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monopolize

verb

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to have complete control over
  • it is illegal in the United States to monopolize an entire industry
  • you shouldn't monopolize the exercise equipment while others are waiting to use it

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The first known use of monopolize was in 1601

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“Monopolize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/monopolize. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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