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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To again establish a settlement (of people from one country in another country who remain under the jurisdiction of the mother country)

Usage examples (39)
  • It will remain closed until the fall of 2012, giving the chapter a chance to "recolonize" and gather a strong alumni, Kelly said.
  • And why is there an urgent need to recolonize anyway?
  • I don't think they have a plan to recolonize Kosovo with Serbs.
  • Tsvangirai as a puppet of Western powers out to recolonize Zimbabwe. for more
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