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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Grant independence to.

Usage examples (33)
  • As one pure-bred Marxist at the public university described it to me, Bolivia has to "decolonize" from the imperialist powers.
  • Morales built his campaign on promises to nationalize natural resources and "decolonize" the economy, code words for rolling back the rules of gringo-sponsored capitalism.
  • The new constitution seeks to give the central government greater control over natural resources and "decolonize" the country by redistributing wealth and recognizing...
  • An official vote count will be announced Feb. Morales says the charter would "decolonize" Bolivia by championing indigenous values lost since the Spanish conquest. for more
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