[ pohst-kuh-loh-nee-uhl ]
/ ˌpoʊst kəˈloʊ ni əl /
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of or relating to the period following a state of colonialism.
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How to use postcolonial in a sentence
Surely it thematizes globalization and post-colonial cultural collisions, with a nod to neoconcrete anthropophagy?Mona Lisa of the Coffee Shop|Blake Gopnik|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But in the post-colonial world, the struggle between communism and anti-communism rarely had much to do with freedom.Scooped|Peter Beinart|June 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This kind of Western post colonial figure is aghast at all the weird antics.Geoff in Jaipur|Olivia Cole|January 23, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Gilbert Stuart is usually considered the finest American painter of the post-Colonial period.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
British Dictionary definitions for postcolonial
existing or occurring since a colony gained independencepost-colonial Nigeria
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