(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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He said India has decided to colonialize the territory.
"The larger perspective of the show, which may or may not be explored [in future seasons], is the idea of, once again, to colonialize another Earth, another planet for white men to come over and plant their little foot over there," Hamilton says, pointing to the sorting that would naturally follow.
"The Supreme Leader has stated that these laws are written to colonialize us, so we appreciate the Guardian Council that rejected the bills", he said.
Does the United States colonialize? What does colonialism look like now?
The mission of immigrants would be to replace the labour of blacks--who, since 1888, were no longer under slavery--and to colonialize the national territory.
Your country would never allow any more western industries to colonialize it.
Judge Schmidt also took into account the fact that Morris, like many Native children of his generation, attended a "mission school." These schools existed as much to colonialize Aboriginal people as to educate them.
As Forrest McDonald (1974, 2) explained, executive power had been the object of distrust in America for a long time: in two colonies the governors had been figureheads, and in most of the others the governor and his sycophants were regarded as alien forces, to be resisted or circumvented when it proved impossible to colonialize them or make them subordinate to local legislative assemblies.
Martin argues, not to colonialize the writers of American nations adjacent to the United States.
La destrucciOn de las Indias ayer y hey is a theoretical attempt at presenting the contemporary predicament of decolonization regarding the Latin American indigenous communities The book might show, contrary to its best intentions, how infinite or radical decolonization is not really decolonization but rather a curious form of recolonization: an apotropaic decolonization, which only decolonizes in order to better colonialize, according to what we could call, following the logic of that book, the spirit of our times, or what the book terms "nuestras alturas," "our heights the "alturas" of a time that is wiser than older times, more enlightened, thanks to the efforts of the so-called decolonizers.