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co·lo·ni·al·ism

 (kə-lō′nē-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
The policy or practice of a wealthy or powerful nation's maintaining or extending its control over other countries, especially in establishing settlements or exploiting resources.

co·lo′ni·al·ist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colonialist - a believer in colonialism
believer, truster - a supporter who accepts something as true
Translations
مُستَعْمِر
kolonialistickýzastánce kolonialismu
kolonialistkolonialistisk
gyarmatosító
stuîningsmaîur nÿlendustefnu
kolonialistakolonialistický

colonialist

[kəˈləʊnɪəlɪst] Ncolonialista mf

colonialist

[kəˈləʊniəlɪst]
adj [power] → colonialiste; [attitude] → colonialiste
ncolonialiste mf

colonialist

nKolonialist(in) m(f)

colonialist

[kəˈləʊnɪəlɪst]
1. adjcolonialistico/a
2. ncolonialista m/f

colony

(ˈkoləni) plural ˈcolonies noun
1. (a group of people who form) a settlement in one country etc which is under the rule of another country. France used to have many colonies in Africa.
2. a group of people having the same interests, living close together. a colony of artists.
3. a collection of animals, birds etc, of one type, living together. a colony of gulls.
coˈlonial (-ˈlou-) adjective
Britain was formerly a colonial power.
coˈlonialism noun
coˈlonialist noun
and adjective.
ˈcolonize, ˈcolonise verb
to establish a colony in (a place). The English colonized New England in 1620.
ˈcolonist noun
ˌcoloniˈzation, ˌcoloniˈsation noun
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