colonise


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colonise


Past participle: colonised
Gerund: colonising

Imperative
colonise
colonise
Present
I colonise
you colonise
he/she/it colonises
we colonise
you colonise
they colonise
Preterite
I colonised
you colonised
he/she/it colonised
we colonised
you colonised
they colonised
Present Continuous
I am colonising
you are colonising
he/she/it is colonising
we are colonising
you are colonising
they are colonising
Present Perfect
I have colonised
you have colonised
he/she/it has colonised
we have colonised
you have colonised
they have colonised
Past Continuous
I was colonising
you were colonising
he/she/it was colonising
we were colonising
you were colonising
they were colonising
Past Perfect
I had colonised
you had colonised
he/she/it had colonised
we had colonised
you had colonised
they had colonised
Future
I will colonise
you will colonise
he/she/it will colonise
we will colonise
you will colonise
they will colonise
Future Perfect
I will have colonised
you will have colonised
he/she/it will have colonised
we will have colonised
you will have colonised
they will have colonised
Future Continuous
I will be colonising
you will be colonising
he/she/it will be colonising
we will be colonising
you will be colonising
they will be colonising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been colonising
you have been colonising
he/she/it has been colonising
we have been colonising
you have been colonising
they have been colonising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been colonising
you will have been colonising
he/she/it will have been colonising
we will have been colonising
you will have been colonising
they will have been colonising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been colonising
you had been colonising
he/she/it had been colonising
we had been colonising
you had been colonising
they had been colonising
Conditional
I would colonise
you would colonise
he/she/it would colonise
we would colonise
you would colonise
they would colonise
Past Conditional
I would have colonised
you would have colonised
he/she/it would have colonised
we would have colonised
you would have colonised
they would have colonised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.colonise - settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world; "Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century"
annex - take (territory) as if by conquest; "Hitler annexed Lithuania"
decolonise, decolonize - grant independence to (a former colony); "West Africa was decolonized in the early 1960's"
2.colonise - settle as colonists or establish a colony (in); "The British colonized the East Coast"
locate, settle - take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"
Translations
يَسْتَعْمِر
asuttaakolonisoida
gyarmatosít
gera aî nÿlendu

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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