Mo*nop"o*lize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Monopolized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Monopolizing (?).] [From Monopoly.]

To acquire a monopoly of; to have or get the exclusive privilege or means of dealing in, or the exclusive possession of; to engross the whole of; as, to monopolize the coffee trade; to monopolize land.

 

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