Monopolize 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. [1913 Webster]

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