empire building

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noun

the plans, activities, achievements, etc., of an empire builder.

Nearby words

  1. emphatic,
  2. emphatically,
  3. emphysema,
  4. empire,
  5. empire builder,
  6. empire day,
  7. empire state,
  8. empire state building,
  9. empire state of the south,
  10. empire-builder

Origin of empire building

First recorded in 1895–1900

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