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col·o·ni·za·tion

 (kŏl′ə-nĭ-zā′shən)
n.
The act or process of establishing a colony or colonies.
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col·o·ni·za·tion

(kŏl′ə-nĭ-zā′shən)
Ecology
The spreading of a species into a new habitat.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colonization - the act of colonizingcolonization - the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies; "the British colonization of America"
establishment, constitution, formation, organisation, organization - the act of forming or establishing something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"
population - the act of populating (causing to live in a place); "he deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals"
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Translations
kolonizaceosídlování
kolonisering
gyarmatosítás
stofnun nÿlendu
kolonizácia
sömürgeleş mek

colonization

[ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ncolonización f
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colonization

colonisation [ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃən] (British) ncolonisation f
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colonization

nKolonisation f
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colonization

[ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃn] ncolonizzazione 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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colonization

n colonización f
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References in classic literature ?
His design was to visit India, in the belief that he had in his knowledge of its various languages, and in the views he had taken of its society, the means of materially assisting the progress of European colonization and trade.
Their Effect on Colonization. Early French Canadian Settlers.
It came shortly before the memorable meeting at the town-hall, and was nothing less than a letter from Will Ladislaw to Lydgate, which turned indeed chiefly on his new interest in plans of colonization, but mentioned incidentally, that he might find it necessary to pay a visit to Middlemarch within the next few weeks--a very pleasant necessity, he said, almost as good as holidays to a schoolboy.
There were a dozen requests for autographs - he knew them at sight; there were professional begging letters; and there were letters from cranks, ranging from the man with a working model of perpetual motion, and the man who demonstrated that the surface of the earth was the inside of a hollow sphere, to the man seeking financial aid to purchase the Peninsula of Lower California for the purpose of communist colonization. There were letters from women seeking to know him, and over one such he smiled, for enclosed was her receipt for pew-rent, sent as evidence of her good faith and as proof of her respectability.
"What is history," said Napoleon, "but a fable agreed upon?" This life of ours is stuck round with Egypt, Greece, Gaul, England, War, Colonization, Church, Court and Commerce, as with so many flowers and wild ornaments grave and gay.
The surface morphology, color change, and water absorption parameters of the wheat straw-PP composite were investigated before and after colonization with five types of mold fungi (at 1, 2, 3, and 4 wk).
Studies show that an increase in skin colonization with S.
STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS colonization is associated with development of food allergy in children with atopic dermatitis (AD), according to a letter to the editor from Dr.
PATIENTS WITH ATOPIC dermatitis are at an increased risk of Staphylococcus aureus colonization of both their lesional and nonlesional skin, as well as their nose, compared with healthy controls, according to a report in the British Journal of Dermatology.
Effect of preputial type on bacterial colonization and wound healing in boys undergoing circumcision.
This showed a statistically significant correlation (p=0.005) between the duration of catheter placement and positive tip cultures, with chances of colonization more in group III.
Percent colonization and percent infection can be studied by incision and pin- prick method in in vitro condition as given by Kuffman et al.