colonialismnoun [ U ]uk /kəˈləʊ.ni.ə.lɪ.zəm/ us /kəˈloʊ.ni.ə.lɪ.zəm/
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- Ever since World War II the era of colonialism has been on the wane.
- That was to me a subject of intense interest, now that I was fully aware of the situation after a hundred and fifty years of exploitation, seventy-five years of French domination, and thirty years of colonialism.
- The Democratic party has declared such a policy to be only imperialism and colonialism under another name.
- The pioneers had in a measure outgrown the colonialism of the thirteen original commonwealths.