have a monopoly on (something)

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have a monopoly on (something)

To be the only one who has or possesses something. If that company thinks that they can have a monopoly on telephone service, they're in for a rude awakening!
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And the TAAS, of course, is not the only measure of student performance, although it has a monopoly on Texas educators' attention.