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monopolize

US [məˈnɑpəˌlaɪz]
UK [məˈnɒpəlaɪz]
  • v.垄断;独占;包办;占去(某人的大部分注意力或时间)
  • Web独霸;独揽;专
Simple Present:monopolizes  Present Participle:monopolizing  Past Tense:monopolized  
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v.
1.
~ sth
独占;垄断;包办to have or take control of the largest part of sth so that other people are prevented from sharing it
Men traditionally monopolized jobs in the printing industry.
在传统上,男人包揽了印刷行业中的所有工作。
As usual, she completely monopolized the conversation.
她和往常一样,完全垄断了这次谈话。
2.
~ sb
占去(某人的大部分注意力或时间);独占;霸占;使无法摆脱to have or take a large part of sb's attention or time so that they are unable to speak to or deal with other people

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