postcolonial

[ pohst-kuh-loh-nee-uh l ]
/ ˌpoʊst kəˈloʊ ni əl /
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. postcode discrimination,
  2. postcode lottery,
  3. postcode prescribing,
  4. postcoital,
  5. postcoitus,
  6. postcomm,
  7. postcommissurotomy syndrome,
  8. postcommunion,
  9. postconciliar,
  10. postconsonantal

Origin of postcolonial

First recorded in 1930–35; post- + colonial

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