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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of, relating to, practicing, or favoring the policy of extending a nation's authority by territorial acquisition or by the establishment of economic and political hegemony over other nations.

Usage examples (21)
  • This was intentional to signal to the rest of the Middle East that we had no interest in imperialistically taking them over.
  • And all those other Johny Reb states we keep imperialistically occupying!
  • I myself did not care for him when he said that we had imperialistically grabbed Puerto Rico.
  • But in 1898, it was felt that we must imperialistically go abroad to force foreigners to buy our goods, rather than develop the home market. for more
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