colonialize

[kuh-loh-nee-uh-lahyz]

verb (used with object), co·lo·ni·al·ized, co·lo·ni·al·iz·ing.

to make colonial.

Also especially British, co·lo·ni·al·ise.

Origin of colonialize

First recorded in 1860–65; colonial + -ize
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