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ne·o·co·lo·ni·al·ism

 (nē′ō-kə-lō′nē-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
The policy or practice of a wealthy or powerful nation in extending its influence into a less developed one, especially in exploiting that nation's resources.

ne′o·co·lo′ni·al adj.
ne′o·co·lo′ni·al·ist n.

neocolonialism

(ˌniːəʊkəˈləʊnɪəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the modern world) political control by an outside power of a country that is in theory sovereign and independent, esp through the domination of its economy
ˌneocoˈlonial adj
ˌneocoˈlonialist n

ne•o•co•lo•ni•al•ism

(ˌni oʊ kəˈloʊ ni əˌlɪz əm)

n.
the policy by which a nation exerts political and economic control over a less powerful independent nation or region.
[1960–65]
ne`o•co•lo′ni•al, adj., n.
ne`o•co•lo′ni•al•ist, n., adj.

neocolonialism

domination of a small or weak country by a large or strong one without the assumption of direct government. — neocolonialist, n., — neocolonial, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neocolonialism - control by a powerful country of its former colonies (or other less developed countries) by economic pressures
colonialism - exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one; the use of the weaker country's resources to strengthen and enrich the stronger country
Translations

neocolonialism

[ˌniːəʊkəˈləʊnɪəˌlɪzəm] Nneocolonialismo m

neocolonialism

[ˌniːəʊkəˈləʊnɪəˌlɪzm] nneocolonialismo
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