postcolonial

[ pohst-kuh-loh-nee-uhl ]
/ ˌpoʊst kəˈloʊ ni əl /

adjective

of or relating to the period following a state of colonialism.

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Origin of postcolonial

First recorded in 1930–35; post- + colonial
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British Dictionary definitions for postcolonial

post-colonial

adjective

existing or occurring since a colony gained independencepost-colonial Nigeria
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