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English noun: monopoly

1. monopoly (state) (economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller

SamplesA monopoly on silver.
When you have a monopoly you can ask any price you like.

Broader (hypernym)market, market place, marketplace

Narrower (hyponym)corner

Domain categoryeconomic science, economics, political economy

2. monopoly (state) exclusive control or possession of something

SamplesThey have no monopoly on intelligence.

Broader (hypernym)ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, control, dominance

3. Monopoly (act) 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

Broader (hypernym)board game

Domain usagetrademark

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