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a monopoly: complete control
Shmike has a worldwide monopoly on athletic footwear. They have complete control of the market.
- "Secondly, I certainly wouldn't allow you to create a monopoly with my products."
- "You can't throw hundreds of thousands dollars around as if it were Monopoly money!"
- "However, it must be said that we are not about to cut our ties with our current suppliers to enable Delavigne and its subsidiaries to create a skin-care monopoly."
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