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im·pe·ri·al·ism

 (ĭm-pîr′ē-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. The extension of a nation's authority by territorial acquisition or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations.
2. A political doctrine or system promoting such extension of authority.

im·pe′ri·al·ist adj. & n.
im·pe′ri·al·is′tic adj.
im·pe′ri·al·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imperialist - a believer in imperialismimperialist - a believer in imperialism    
believer, truster - a supporter who accepts something as true
Adj.1.imperialist - of or relating to imperialism; "imperialistic wars"
Translations
إسْتِعْماري
imperialistaimperialistický
imperialist
imperialista
heimsvaldasinni
imperialista

imperialist

[ɪmˈpɪərɪəlɪst]
A. ADJimperialista
B. Nimperialista mf

imperialist

[ɪmˈpɪəriəlɪst]
adjimpérialiste
nimpérialiste mf

imperialist

nImperialist(in) m(f)

imperialist

[ɪmˈpɪərɪəlɪst] adj & nimperialista (m/f)

imperial

(imˈpiəriəl) adjective
of an empire or an emperor. the imperial crown.
imˈperialism noun
(belief in) the policy of having or extending control over the territory of other nations.
imˈperialist noun, adjective
References in classic literature ?
It was the only battle which I have ever witnessed, the only battle-field I ever trod while the battle was raging; internecine war; the red republicans on the one hand, and the black imperialists on the other.
But the Imperialist is not what he thinks or seems.
He was the darling of the Imperialist spirit in German, and the ideal of the new aristocratic feeling--the new Chivalry, as it was called--that followed the overthrow of Socialism through its internal divisions and lack of discipline, and the concentration of wealth in the hands of a few great families.
What happened in August 1947 turned out to be the beginning of an imperceptible process of a changing of the guards, from foreign colonial imperialists to the local, petty-minded, home-grown variety.
'It is necessary to expose the false propaganda of the imperialists and thoroughly dispel
'The expression of convicted Sam Rainsy and outlawed Khmer rebels toward the death of John McCain obviously show that they are willing to be the puppets of world imperialists as they regarded John McCain as their hero and an outstanding democratic person,' he said.
The USA's killing of over a hundred Syrian Arab Army soldiers, and the Israeli bombardments on Damascus that we saw last month are a clear indication that the imperialists are trying to play a more direct and proactive role in Syria.
The Imperialists immediately declared war on the progressive Nkrumah regime.
'You have always been imperialists ever since,' he said.
President Duterte is not keen on attending the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Belgium later this year, not only due to the huge travel costs but also because of his disdain for what he called as European "imperialists."
"If the American imperialists provoke us a bit, we will not hesitate to slap them with a pre-emptive nuclear strike.