Meaning of “imperialist” in the English Dictionary

"imperialist" in British English

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imperialistnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪmˈpɪə.ri.ə.lɪst/ us /ɪmˈpɪr.i.ə.lɪst/ often disapproving

someone who supports imperialism

imperialistadjective

uk /ɪmˈpɪə.ri.ə.lɪst/ us /ɪmˈpɪr.i.ə.lɪst/ also imperialistic, often disapproving

supporting or relating to imperialism:

an imperialist power

(Definition of “imperialist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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