Translation of monopoly in Spanish:

monopoly

Pronunciation: /məˈnɑːpəli; məˈnɒpəli/

n

  • 1 c u
    (pl -lies)
    monopolio (m) government/state monopoly monopolio gubernamental or del gobierno/estatal or del Estado they have a monopoly of the market monopolizan el mercado she doesn't have a monopoly on my affections no tiene el monopolio de mis sentimientos to break sb's monopoly acabar con el monopolio de algn
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    • With cities from Shanghai to Beijing to Shenzhen vying for a piece of the action, Hong Kong is losing its monopoly on China trade.
    • From its harbours, Albuquerque's fleet brutally enforced the Portuguese monopoly of the spice trade.
    • Decriminalisation has all the disadvantages of increased use while allowing gangs to retain their virtual monopoly on production and supply.
  • 2
    (Monopoly)
    u Monopoly® (m), El Estanciero® (Arg) (before n) Monopoly money dinero (m) de mentira

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