- the policy of a strong nation in seeking political and economic hegemony over an independent nation or extended geographical area without necessarily reducing the subordinate nation or area to the legal status of a colony.
Origin of neocolonialism
Examples from the Web for neocolonialism
Contemporary Examples of neocolonialism
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- (in the modern world) political control by an outside power of a country that is in theory sovereign and independent, esp through the domination of its economy
The dominance of strong nations over weak nations, not by direct political control (as in traditional colonialism), but by economic and cultural influence.