MONOPOLY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MONOPOLY
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 n.  exclusive control or possession of something; domination
Example Sentence:
1  The company has a virtual monopoly in this area of trade.
2  A university education shouldn't be the monopoly of the minority whose parents are rich.
3  In the past central government had a monopoly on television broadcasting.
4  This Act of Parliament guaranteed solicitors a monopoly on particular legal services.
5  They are demanding an end to the Communist Party's monopoly of power.
6  The government is determined to protect its tobacco monopoly.
7  While Russia has been keen to maintain its pipeline monopoly, the US has promoted routes which, as far as possible, are free from its rivals' control.
8  A speculative monopoly of a stock or commodity created by purchasing all or most of the available supply in order to raise its price.
9  While copyright protects the expression of an idea, a patent is a state granted monopoly on the idea itself.
Classic Sentence:
1  But he set up no monopoly of the general attention, or the conversation.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
2  The ten thousand Gopher Prairies had no monopoly of greetings and friendly hands.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  All enjoyments for some, all privations for the rest, that is to say, for the people; privilege, exception, monopoly, feudalism, born from toil itself.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo