verb (used with object), mo·nop·o·lized, mo·nop·o·liz·ing.
- monopolistic competition,
Origin of monopolize
Examples from the Web for monopolise
But I don't want Violet to feel that I am making any attempt to—to monopolise you.Caesar's Wife|William Somerset Maugham
The limitation of wholesale dealing to the officers, was not to restrain its consumption, but to monopolise its profits.
But Donatello would not allow gloom to monopolise his composition.Donatello|David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
In most large hill stations there are more houses than he is able to monopolise.Birds of the Indian Hills|Douglas Dewar
Indeed, solos are expressly allowed, provided that they do not monopolise the singing.The Priestly Vocation|Bishop Bernard Ward