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monopoly
used in King Lear

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the only supplier of a good or service; or a market with only one supplier
  • No, faith; lords and great men will not let me: if I had a monopoly out, they would have part on't and loads too: they will not let me have all the fool to myself; they'll be snatching.
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Hall in Albany's Palace (42% in)

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