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Definitionthe only supplier of a good or service; or a market with only one supplier
- But he set up no monopoly of the general attention, or the conversation.Chapters 19-21 (97% in)
- It's a place that has an ancient monopoly in suits about people's wills and people's marriages, and disputes among ships and boats.'Chapters 22-24 (54% in)
There are no more uses of "monopoly" in David Copperfield.
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