colonialism Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “colonialism” in the English Dictionary

"colonialism" in British English

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colonialismnoun [U]

uk   /kəˈləʊ.ni.ə.lɪ.zəm/  us   /-ˈloʊ-/
the ​belief in and ​support for the ​system of one ​countrycontrolling another
(Definition of colonialism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"colonialism" in American English

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colonialismnoun [U]

 /kəˈloʊ·ni·əˌlɪz·əm/
politics & government a ​policy or ​system in which a ​countrycontrols another ​country or ​area.
(Definition of colonialism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"colonialism" in Business English

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colonialismnoun [U]

uk   us   /kəˈləʊniəlɪzəm/ POLITICS
control by one country over another and its ​economy, or ​support for such ​control: It took the ​nation a century to ​remove the ​chains of colonialism and ​achieveindependence.
(Definition of colonialism from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “colonialism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 殖民主义…
in Turkish sömürgecilik, sömürge hayatı…
in Russian колониализм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殖民主義…
in Polish kolonializm…
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