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col·o·ni·za·tion

 (kŏl′ə-nĭ-zā′shən)
n.
The act or process of establishing a colony or colonies.

col·o·ni·za·tion

(kŏl′ə-nĭ-zā′shən)
Ecology
The spreading of a species into a new habitat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colonization - the act of colonizingcolonization - the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies; "the British colonization of America"
establishment, constitution, formation, organisation, organization - the act of forming or establishing something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"
population - the act of populating (causing to live in a place); "he deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals"
Translations
kolonizaceosídlování
kolonisering
gyarmatosítás
stofnun nÿlendu
kolonizácia
sömürgeleş mek

colonization

[ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ncolonización f

colonization

colonisation [ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃən] (British) ncolonisation f

colonization

nKolonisation f

colonization

[ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃn] ncolonizzazione 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

colonization

n colonización f
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His design was to visit India, in the belief that he had in his knowledge of its various languages, and in the views he had taken of its society, the means of materially assisting the progress of European colonization and trade.
It came shortly before the memorable meeting at the town-hall, and was nothing less than a letter from Will Ladislaw to Lydgate, which turned indeed chiefly on his new interest in plans of colonization, but mentioned incidentally, that he might find it necessary to pay a visit to Middlemarch within the next few weeks--a very pleasant necessity, he said, almost as good as holidays to a schoolboy.
There were a dozen requests for autographs - he knew them at sight; there were professional begging letters; and there were letters from cranks, ranging from the man with a working model of perpetual motion, and the man who demonstrated that the surface of the earth was the inside of a hollow sphere, to the man seeking financial aid to purchase the Peninsula of Lower California for the purpose of communist colonization.
This life of ours is stuck round with Egypt, Greece, Gaul, England, War, Colonization, Church, Court and Commerce, as with so many flowers and wild ornaments grave and gay.
This situation led in the 1990s to development of an approach to estimating the date of Polynesian colonization that doesn't rely on identifying an early site.
PHILADELPHIA -- Neonates do not face an increased risk of colonization or infection by Staphylococcus aureus when they are born to mothers who have anovaginal colonization with this pathogen, based on a review of more than 2,700 deliveries.
M Tanveer has said in a statement that Punjab Industrial Estates is currently engaged in a colonization drive aimed at encouraging genuine industrialists, while weeding out speculators through a non-discriminatory and transparent process.
Erakat marked the anniversary by calling on the international community to take effective measures to halt such Israeli colonization actions in occupied East Jerusalem and elsewhere in the West Bank, a press release said.
The rate of Staphylococcus aureus colonization in the nares of the general population is reported to be as high as 30% (1).
Elevated pathogen colonization and a lack of bacterial diversity in the mouth were identified in people with precancerous lesions that could precede stomach cancer, according to research led by New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) and New York University School of Medicine.
Wild by Nature: North American Animals Confront Colonization