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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of or pertaining to the period following the control or governing influence of a nation over a dependent country, territory, or people.

Usage examples (38)
  • Within what we call the postcolonial or the metropolitan societies, there are different, layered presents.
  • It’s not every day you can call a postcolonial novel a ‘feel-good’ book.
  • What's special about April? she's kinda cute .. oh you mean the month? er .. not much:) lilacs are part of the whole "postcolonial" thing, but maybe less than lavender.
  • The postcolonial era has not brought all envisaged results. for more
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