imperialist


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im·pe·ri·al·ism

 (ĭm-pîr′ē-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. The extension of a nation's authority by territorial acquisition or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations.
2. A political doctrine or system promoting such extension of authority.

im·pe′ri·al·ist adj. & n.
im·pe′ri·al·is′tic adj.
im·pe′ri·al·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imperialist - a believer in imperialismimperialist - a believer in imperialism    
believer, truster - a supporter who accepts something as true
Adj.1.imperialist - of or relating to imperialism; "imperialistic wars"
Translations
إسْتِعْماري
imperialistaimperialistický
imperialist
imperialista
heimsvaldasinni
imperialista

imperialist

[ɪmˈpɪərɪəlɪst]
A. ADJimperialista
B. Nimperialista mf

imperialist

[ɪmˈpɪəriəlɪst]
adjimpérialiste
nimpérialiste mf

imperialist

nImperialist(in) m(f)

imperialist

[ɪmˈpɪərɪəlɪst] adj & nimperialista (m/f)

imperial

(imˈpiəriəl) adjective
of an empire or an emperor. the imperial crown.
imˈperialism noun
(belief in) the policy of having or extending control over the territory of other nations.
imˈperialist noun, adjective
References in classic literature ?
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