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muh no puh lahyz

  • v  have and control fully and exclusively
    He monopolizes the laser printer
  • v  have or exploit a monopoly of
    OPEC wants to monopolize oil

  • But Sony's strategy turned out to be a mistake when the industry agreed last year to an open standard that no single company could monopolize.
  • In the waning years of the cold war, he bought photocopiers for his native Hungary so the communists couldn't monopolize information.
  • Since his companies could not monopolize Russian oil production, he has been disparaging Soviet oil.
News & Articles

  • Obama and Putin at the G-8: So little time, so much to discuss
    LONDON -- In the year since U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin last met face to face, tens of thousands of Syrians have been killed and hundreds of thousands have fled that country’s raging civil war. So Syria will likely monopolize what’s expected to be a short, one-hour bilateral meeting on the sidelines of next week’s G-8 summit in Northern Ireland.There is some ...
    June 15, 2013 - NBC NEWS

  • Vice President Dick Cheney in International Herald Tribune
    No legitimate interest is served when oil and gas become tools of intimidation or blackmail, either by supply manipulation or attempts to monopolize transportation,Cheney said, weighing in on a heated European debate over Russia's reliability...
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Boston Herald
    Initially, they (the US and its allies) were very angry. The reason was clear: They basically wanted to monopolize nuclear power in order to rule the world and impose their will on nations,Ahmadinejad told a news conference, according to the...
  • Raila Odinga in International Herald Tribune
    Odinga, the prime minister-designate under the peace deal, said the crisis "captures the astonishing lengths PNU is willing to go to ensure that it continues to monopolize power."

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