Translation of "colonize" - English-Spanish dictionary

colonize

verb UK usually colonise uk /ˈkɒl.ə.naɪz/ us /ˈkɑː.lə-/

to send people to live in and govern another country

colonizar
Peru was colonized by the Spanish in the 16th century.
colonization noun [ no plural ] UK usually colonisation uk /ˌkɒl.ə.naɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑː.lə.nə-/

colonización

(Translation of “colonize” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)