the plans, activities, achievements, etc., of an empire builder.
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How to use empire building in a sentence
As agents of Nazi empire-building, these women were assigned the constructive work of the German “civilizing” process.
It acquired Merrill Lynch in 2008 as part of the empire-building efforts of former CEO Kenneth Lewis.
The TSA has often spent more of its energy on bureaucratic empire building than in taking decisive action.
Sandy Weill: Did his empire building result in a company that was literally unmanageable?
I'd a hope it meant something connected with Empire-building, and then Otty could have scored off him.Foe-Farrell | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Colonies are desired as bases of operation in the game of empire building by conquest.The Psychology of Nations | G.E. Partridge
Raffles possessed the empire-building instinct, surely, and earned the honor of interment in Westminster Abbey.East of Suez | Frederic Courtland Penfield
It will interest the politician as a chapter of Empire-building, in which the author himself has played no small part.The Life of Johannes Brahms (Vol 2 of 2) | Florence May
Sir Henry Morgan played an important part in the stirring drama of Empire-building.Wit and Wisdom of Lord Tredegar | Godfrey Charles Morgan