монополия

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin monopōlium via Polish monopolia or New High German Monopolia, from Ancient Greek μονοπώλιον ‎(monopṓlion).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mənɐˈpolʲɪjə]

NounEdit

монопо́лия ‎(monopólijaf inan ‎(genitive монопо́лии, nominative plural монопо́лии)

  1. monopoly (various senses)
  2. exclusive domain
  3. (historical, pre-Soviet Russia) a government liquor store

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ReferencesEdit

  • монополия in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
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