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colonialism

noun [U] uk   /kəˈləʊ.ni.ə.lɪ.zəm/  us   /-ˈloʊ-/
the belief in and support for the system of one country controlling another
Translations of “colonialism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 殖民主義…
in Russian колониализм…
in Turkish sömürgecilik, sömürge hayatı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 殖民主义…
in Polish kolonializm…
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