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Meaning of “colonialist” in the English Dictionary

"colonialist" in British English

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colonialistadjective

uk   /kəˈləʊ.ni.əl.ɪst/  us   /-ˈloʊ-/
relating to ​colonialism: the colonialist ​powers colonialist ​ideology

colonialistnoun [C]

uk   /kəˈləʊ.ni.əl.ɪst/  us   /-ˈloʊ-/
a ​supporter of ​colonialism
(Definition of colonialist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"colonialist" in Business English

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colonialistadjective

uk   us   /kəˈləʊniəlɪst/ POLITICS
relating to colonialism: The colonialist ​approach must end so we can ​focus on the ​economic injustices that make ​peoplepoor.

colonialistnoun [C]

uk   us   /kəˈləʊniəlɪst/
someone who ​supports or was involved in colonialism: He sees the colonialists as victims of their own ​system.
(Definition of colonialist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “colonialist”
in Chinese (Simplified) 殖民主义的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殖民主義的…
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