[ kuh-loh-nee-uh-liz-uh m ]
/ kəˈloʊ ni əˌlɪz əm /
Related formsco·lo·ni·al·ist, noun, adjectiveco·lo·ni·al·is·tic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for colonialist
Ironically, both the opponents and proponents of LGBT equality are repeating the colonialist narrative.
If Einat Wilf does not think Zionism was a colonialist project, maybe she should take that up with Theodor Herzl.
British Dictionary definitions for colonialist
/ (kəˈləʊnɪəˌlɪzəm) /
the policy and practice of a power in extending control over weaker peoples or areasAlso called: imperialism
Derived Formscolonialist, noun, adjective
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Culture definitions for colonialist
Control that is economic and cultural, rather than political, is often called neocolonialism.
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