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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

the policy and practice of a power in extending control over weaker peoples or areas; Exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one.

Usage examples (35)
  • That period, the era of colonialism, is at an end.
  • Furthermore, the legacy of colonialism is rampant.
  • At least we hope that such colonialism is on the way out.
  • That latter process is often called colonialism and some people object to it. for more
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