Definition of Monopolise

1. Verb. Have and control fully and exclusively. "He monopolizes the laser printer"

Exact synonyms: Monopolize
Generic synonyms: Command, Control
Derivative terms: Monopoly, Monopoly



2. Verb. Have or exploit a monopoly of. "OPEC wants to monopolize oil"

Definition of Monopolise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of monopolize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monopolise

1. [v -LISED, -LISING, -LISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monopolise

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monopodial
monopodially
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monopods
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monopolar
monopolar cautery
monopole
monopoler
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monopoles
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monopolisation
monopolise (current term)
monopolised
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monopolites
monopolization
monopolizations
monopolize
monopolized
monopolizer

Literary usage of Monopolise

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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"At one time the culture of nutmegs was almost entirely In the hands of the Dutch, who took every means to monopolise the growth of the plants, in which they ..."

2. "Polly Peachum": Being the Story of Lavinia Fenton (duchess of Bolton) and by Charles E. Pearce (1913)
"... and its effect on the " ladies "—The " appointments " of a theatre in 1728—Servants monopolise the gallery—Their insolence and rowdyism—Clare Market ..."

3. Personal Narrative of the Origin and Progress of the Caoutchouc Or India by Thomas Hancock (1857)
"... nor have we made any attempt to monopolise any portion of the rubber trade in America, or any other foreign country. t. ..."

4. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"A large trade in slaves, which the Portuguese hare long endeavoured to monopolise. .... monopolise ..."

5. A History of Servia, and the Servian Revolution: From Original Mss. and by Leopold von Ranke (1847)
"He endeavours to monopolise the Commerce of the Country. — His Treatment of the public Officers. — He refuses to bestow Lands and Estates on his Courtiers. ..."

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