Definition of 'monopolize'
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She often wondered if she should warn Larry that his friend was starting to monopolize her, but she decided not to. YELLOW BIRD (1993)It is always pleasant to talk to you, and when Lucian is here, he does tend to monopolize you. THE BLACK OPAL (1993)
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British English: monopolize VERB
If you say that someone monopolizes something, you mean that they have a very large share of it and prevent other people from having a share.
They are controlling so much cocoa that they are virtually monopolizing the market.
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