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semicolonial

(ˌsɛmɪkəˈləʊnɪəl)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) partly colonial
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He maintained that whatever form of government the Philippines has, 'the rottenness of the semicolonial and semifeudal ruling system under US imperialism and the local exploiting classes will persist.
All the worst facets of the semicolonial and semifeudal system have deteriorated over the course of more than 70 years," they added.
Congress and the Trump administration cannot hide behind the Financial Oversight Board created by Promesa a semicolonial entity that in effect controls Puerto Rico's future.
Karen Thornber argues that "The Passerby" [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and "This Kind of Warrior" [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] "portray colonial and semicolonial characters as continuing to fight, but they also intimate that if the struggle never actualizes its possibility, then it might be in vain" (361).
Desde la "independencia politica" de esta nacion, en 1821, no hemos dejado de pasar de un estado semicolonial a uno neocolonial: de semicolonia a neocolonia en lo economico y lo politico, a menudo por el miedo de no ser reconocidos sobre todo por el vecino del norte, lo que implica una discapacidad inherente de explotar, desarrollar e incrementar las propias riquezas.
Estos grupos surgidos entre los anos 1969 y 1970 compartieron la conviccion de que el sistema de dominacion vigente, de tipo semicolonial, reposaba en la violencia y que solo otra violencia podria derrotarlo (Altamirano, 2007, pp.
It became clear that my scholarly efforts were part of a larger global movement, a moment in a long liberatory process that (in spite of many difficulties and in a variety of local situations) is bringing together very different people from all over the world: the Stakhanovites of that sixth of the world that is already socialist, the millions of men in colonial and semicolonial countries, and those from the subaltern strata of hegemonic countries that are still bound to retrograde forms of material existence and cultural life.
Similarly, the period from 1839 to 1949 is embedded in Chinese historical memory as a "century of humiliation" (["THE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII"]), when the European powers, Russia, and Japan imposed a series of unequal treaties, which coerced territorial, economic, and juridical concessions that reduced China to semicolonial status.
Derrick Attridge and Margaret Howes's impressive collection Semicolonial Joyce (2000) brings together a series of essays that all point to the implications of noting Joyce's quarrel with the structures and assumptions of colonialist discourses.
After years of scrutinizing Joyce's work in its historical, cultural, and political context, it can be concluded--as Elizabeth Butler Cullingford (2002) mentions in her contribution to Semicolonial Joyce--of "the bad old days, when Joyce was an apolitical modernist" (221), before he became Irish and postcolonial.
A good summary of discussions on this topic is in Rachel Harrison's and Peter Jackson's edited volume The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand (2010), especially Jackson's "The Ambiguities of Semicolonial Power in Thailand" and Michael Herzfeld's "The Conceptual Allure of the West: Dilemmas and Ambiguities of Crypto-colonialism in Thailand".
Now an independent term denoting advancement, yang indicated the foreign-derived ways that must be adopted for China to overcome the semicolonial past and compete with the powers that originally imported yang technologies.