Definition of monopolization in English:


(British monopolisation)


  • See monopolize

    • ‘A current issue in many countries is the monopolisation of media by powerful interests, whether private or public.’
    • ‘Essentially, this unregulation of media ownership would lead to the full-scale monopolization of our news sources.’
    • ‘Further deregulation will only lead to monopolization.’
    • ‘Consider indigenous seeds, for millennia developed and freely shared by agricultural communities, now subject to long-term monopolization by global corporations through patenting.’
    • ‘Both trends resulted from states’ increasing monopolization and perfection of coercive means.’