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colonialization

[ kuh-loh-nee-uh-luh-zey-shuhn ]
/ kəˌloʊ ni ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of bringing into subjection or subjugation by colonializing.
the state or fact of being colonialized.

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Origin of colonialization

First recorded in 1760–70; colonial + -ization
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