Meaning of “neocolonialism” in the English Dictionary

"neocolonialism" in British English

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neocolonialismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌniː.əʊ.kəˈləʊ.ni.əl.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˌniː.oʊ.kəˈloʊ.ni.əl.ɪ.zəm/

political control by a rich country of a poorer country that should be independent and free to govern itself

neocolonialist
adjective uk /ˌniː.əʊ.kəˈləʊ.ni.əl.ɪst/ us /ˌniː.oʊ.kəˈloʊ.ni.əl.ɪst/

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

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