neocolonialism(redirected from Neo-colony)
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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.
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(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
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ne•o•co•lo•ni•al•ism(ˌni oʊ kəˈloʊ ni əˌlɪz əm)
the policy by which a nation exerts political and economic control over a less powerful independent nation or region.
ne`o•co•lo′ni•al, adj., n.
ne`o•co•lo′ni•al•ist, n., adj.
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domination of a small or weak country by a large or strong one without the assumption of direct government. — neocolonialist, n., — neocolonial, adj.See also: Politics
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|Noun||1.||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
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neocolonialism[ˌniːəʊkəˈləʊnɪəˌlɪzəm] N → neocolonialismo m
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neocolonialism[ˌniːəʊkəˈləʊnɪəˌlɪz/əm] n → neocolonialismo
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