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co·lo·ni·al·ism

 (kə-lō′nē-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
The policy or practice of a wealthy or powerful nation's maintaining or extending its control over other countries, especially in establishing settlements or exploiting resources.

co·lo′ni·al·ist n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colonialist - a believer in colonialism
believer, truster - a supporter who accepts something as true
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Translations
مُستَعْمِر
kolonialistickýzastánce kolonialismu
kolonialistkolonialistisk
gyarmatosító
stuîningsmaîur nÿlendustefnu
kolonialistakolonialistický

colonialist

[kəˈləʊnɪəlɪst] Ncolonialista mf
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colonialist

[kəˈləʊniəlɪst]
adj [power] → colonialiste; [attitude] → colonialiste
ncolonialiste mf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

colonialist

nKolonialist(in) m(f)
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colonialist

[kəˈləʊnɪəlɪst]
1. adjcolonialistico/a
2. ncolonialista m/f
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colony

(ˈkoləni) plural ˈcolonies noun
1. (a group of people who form) a settlement in one country etc which is under the rule of another country. France used to have many colonies in Africa.
2. a group of people having the same interests, living close together. a colony of artists.
3. a collection of animals, birds etc, of one type, living together. a colony of gulls.
coˈlonial (-ˈlou-) adjective
Britain was formerly a colonial power.
coˈlonialism noun
coˈlonialist noun
and adjective.
ˈcolonize, ˈcolonise verb
to establish a colony in (a place). The English colonized New England in 1620.
ˈcolonist noun
ˌcoloniˈzation, ˌcoloniˈsation noun
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He pointed out that the African justice discovered that the so-called International Criminal Court is just a politicized colonialist tool which is targeting the African leaders and depicting Africa as a continent of human rights violations, violence, refugees and the crimes against humanity.
Writing in the late 1800s, Qazbegi dodges the usual colonialist fables and enshrines for posterity the erosion of a long-held way of life in the face of irresistible social change.
According to the Iranian semi-official Fars, "Iran's strong and rapidly growing ties with Latin America have raised eyebrows in the US and its western allies since Tehran and Latin nations have forged an alliance against the imperialist and colonialist powers and are striving hard to reinvigorate their relations with the other independent countries which pursue a line of policy independent from the US."
Apparently the lord bit harks back to a time when we were under foreign rule and because it's an "alien colonialist term".
Even as more and more campuses across the United States shed the names and monuments of historical figures with ties to slavery, one prominent school overseas is standing firm with its colonialist figures.
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The British government, they said, has no right to peach to others about democracy, human rights and combating terrorism when it itself has employed all its capabilities and brought into play its "colonialist experience" in providing all forms of support, including financially, militarily, politically and media-wise, to the terrorist organizations in Syria.