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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
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Translations
decolonizzazione

decolonization

[diːˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ndescolonización f
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decolonization

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

[diːˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃən] ndecolonizzazione f
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This book takes an incisive look at decolonization and its long-term consequences, revealing it to be a coherent yet multidimensional process at the heart of modern history, says a review on the Princeton University Press website.
In a non-binding advisory opinion, the top United Nations court for disputes between states said Britain's 1968 decolonization of Chagos Islands was not lawful and said Britain should end rule over the territory as soon as possible.
He said that the global governance order went obsolete with the collapse of globalization, decolonization and bipolarism.
ISLAMABAD: At the UN Pakistan said the UN's decolonization agenda would remain incomplete without resolution of the long festering dispute of Jammu and Kashmir, says a press release received here today from New York.
Presenting India's position in the Oral Proceedings before the ICJ on the Request for an Advisory Opinion by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in the matter concerning "The Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965," India's Ambassador in The Netherlands, Venu Rajamony, said the historical survey of facts concerning colonization and the process of decolonization indicates that the Chagos Archipelago throughout the pre and post-colonial era has been part of the Mauritian territory.
Decolonization is an evidence-based patient safety practice with the goal of lowering the microbial bio-burden on patient body sites to reduce the risk of infection from endogenous colonization during surgery.
Contributors in a wide range of humanities and social sciences explore relationships between the language of decolonization in Africa and the material realities it stands for.
In their recent book on the history of Nigeria's decolonization, Toyin Falola and Bola Dauda ask, "What else is there about Nigeria that has not been written or said?" (p.
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.
An intranasal application of mupirocin is proven to be effective for the decolonization of this microbe and the prevention of invasive S.
So far there is no mention of Palestinian resistance as the means through which decolonization can come about.