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1plural monopoliesmonopolio masculinegovernment/state monopoly — monopolio gubernamental / del gobierno/estatal / 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
- It used to have a ‘wow factor’ and a monopoly on upmarket shops, but these retailers have been opening up in other parts of London and in towns all over the country.
- The planned expansion is expected to put the company in a competitive position if Gasprom's monopoly over natural gas transportation is waived.
- Personal medical services break the monopoly of the independently contracted general practitioner.
- From its harbours, Albuquerque's fleet brutally enforced the Portuguese monopoly of the spice trade.
- Sovereignty resides in the people and no branch may claim to possess a monopoly of the sovereign powers.
- Indeed, ‘Samuel was thought to enjoy a virtual monopoly on all Moroccan trade with the Netherlands’.
- That's the legal term used to describe a company that leverages a monopoly in one market into an adjacent area.
- He did at one stage manage to employ one quarter of that number, but even with the monopoly on army supplies he never broke even.
- The heroine lives in a remote village in Olea - the corporation/state that has a global monopoly on olive oil production.
- If this competition were to be removed then the private companies would have a monopoly on the collection service and would therefore be free to charge as they pleased.
- With cities from Shanghai to Beijing to Shenzhen vying for a piece of the action, Hong Kong is losing its monopoly on China trade.
- In Pattaya, by contrast, the baht bus enjoys a de facto monopoly on the taxi service.
- The Company lost its monopoly on Indian trade in 1813, and its charter for Chinese trade was removed in 1833, after which it ceased to be a trading concern.
- The Post Office has a monopoly on these services and customers do not have the luxury of choosing another supplier in the immediate area.
- Decriminalisation has all the disadvantages of increased use while allowing gangs to retain their virtual monopoly on production and supply.
- The firm has an effective monopoly on the supermarket trolley advertising business in Ireland.
- Deregulation has the effect of causing many state-owned insurers to lose their monopoly on the local markets.
- The only way to break their hold is to remove their monopoly on supply.
- Conservative governments commercialised a public service, broke its monopoly on stamp sales and closed many hundreds of sub post offices.
- As a general rule, these companies were given a monopoly on trade in a region.
trademarkMonopoly masculine trademarkEl Estanciero Argentina trademark
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