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Noun: monopoly  mu'nó-pu-lee
  1. (economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller
    "a monopoly on silver"; "when you have a monopoly you can ask any price you like"
  2. Exclusive control or possession of something
    "They have no monopoly on intelligence"
Noun: Monopoly  mu'nó-pu-lee
  1. 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

Derived forms: monopolies

Type of: ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, board game, control, dominance, market, market place, marketplace

Encyclopedia: Monopoly, Moral Aspects of