Coca-colonize

[ koh-kuh-kol-uh-nahyz, -koh-luh- ]
/ ˌkoʊ kəˈkɒl əˌnaɪz, -ˈkoʊ lə- /

verb (used with object), Co·ca-col·o·nized, Co·ca-col·o·niz·ing.

to bring (a foreign country) under the influence of U.S. trade, popular culture, and attitudes.

Also especially British, Co·ca-col·o·nise.

Origin of Coca-colonize

blend of Coca-cola (a brand name of a cola drink, considered a typical American product) and colonize

Related formsCo·ca-col·o·ni·za·tion, noun

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