decolonization


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de·col·o·nize

 (dē-kŏl′ə-nīz′)
tr.v. de·col·o·nized, de·col·o·niz·ing, de·col·o·niz·es
To free (a colony) from dependent status.

de·col′o·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.decolonization - the action of changing from colonial to independent status
group action - action taken by a group of people
Translations
decolonizzazione

decolonization

[diːˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ndescolonización f

decolonization

[ˌdiːkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃən] decolonisation (British) n [country] → décolonisation f

decolonization

[diːˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃən] ndecolonizzazione f
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The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization, formally known as the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (also known as the C-24), will undertake an official visiting mission to New Caledonia and Paris from 12 to 19 March.
New York, SANA- The Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (also known as the Special Committee on decolonization or C-24) has re-elected Syria's Permanent Representative to the UN, Dr.
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Formally referred to as the Special Political and Decolonization Committee of the General Assembly, the Fourth Committee is one of six main committees of the UN General Assembly.
So far there is no mention of Palestinian resistance as the means through which decolonization can come about.
Speaking in the General Assembly's Special Political and Decolonization (Fourth) Committee, the Pakistani envoy called the use of pellet guns against unarmed people a 'war crime' that has left a generation of young Kashmiris blinded and maimed for life.
Decolonization and Conflict: Colonial Comparisons and Legacies
It asked the Court whether the decolonization of Mauritius had been carried out in a lawful manner, given the Archipelago's subsequent separation.
Abstract: This paper is an attempt to identify common factors which constitute the foundation of decolonization in indigenous African religions.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Cuba's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Ana Silva Rodriguez, echoed her government's support for the full decolonization of Puerto Rico, the Caribbean nation that has faced five centuries of colonial rule by Spain and now by the United States.
In Search of Power: African Americans in the Era of Decolonization, 1956-1974.
The Indo-African story is told here by means of the biography of Daan Cordus (born 1922), whose life was upset by the Japanese occupation, the decolonization war and the subsequent departure from Indonesia to the Netherlands, of which he legally was a citizen.