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EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

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

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

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “монополия”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress