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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:
Adj.1.imperialistic - of or relating to imperialism; "imperialistic wars"
Translations

imperialistic

[ɪmˌpɪərɪəˈlɪstɪk] ADJimperialista

imperialistic

[ɪmˌpɪəriəˈlɪstɪk] adjimpérialisteimperial system nsystème m impérial

imperialistic

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