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(kəˈləʊnɪəˌlaɪz) or


vb (tr)
to make colonial
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(kəˈloʊ ni əˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make colonial.
co•lo`ni•al•i•za′tion, n.
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Robert Paine (1977) argues that, although the postcolonial state has brought about a change in status, welfare together with citizenship operates not to actualise the identity and culture of the indigenous person, but to colonialise indigenousness with the state's own distinctive norms.
Yet, through its operation, self-determination has acted to colonialise the Aboriginal domain with European conceptualisations of welfare and Aboriginal civics.