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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Control by a powerful country of its former lands (or other less developed countries) by economic pressures.

Usage examples (38)
  • Now then, we do not use the term neocolonialism to avoid the term imperialism.
  • When I use the term neocolonialism, it is to express a form of exploitation that is different from that of direct occupation and exploitation of countries.
  • I have wondered, upon hearing you on various occasions: Why is the term neocolonialism used instead of the term imperialism in the speeches I read as an economics student?
  • When I use the word neocolonialism, I am referring to the situation in the Third World and the current system of exploitation, both of which are part of imperialism. for more
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