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English definition of “neocolonialism”


noun [U]     /ˌniː.əʊ.kəˈləʊ.ni.əl.ɪ.zəm/ US  /-oʊ.kəˈloʊ-/
political control by a rich country of a poorer country that should be independent and free to govern itselfColonisation and self-government neocolonialist     /-ɪst/ adjective Colonisation and self-government
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