[ kuh-loh-nee-uh-liz-uh m ]
/ kəˈloʊ ni əˌlɪz əm /
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Which of the options below is the best punctuation for the sentence? It__s your turn to pick the movie __ but your sister gets to pick the board game we _ re going to play.
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OTHER WORDS FROM colonialismco·lo·ni·al·ist, noun, adjectiveco·lo·ni·al·is·tic, adjective
Words nearby colonialism
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Example sentences 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 forms of colonialismcolonialist, noun, adjective
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Cultural definitions for colonialist
notes for colonialism
notes for colonialism
Control that is economic and cultural, rather than political, is often called neocolonialism.
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