Translation of "colonize" - English-Turkish dictionary

colonize

verb [ T ] also UK -ise uk /ˈkɒlənaɪz/ us
SEND PEOPLE

to send people to live in and govern another country

sömürgeleştirmek, koloni haline getirmek
[ often passive ] Burundi was first colonized by the Germans.
LIVE/GROW

to start growing or living in large numbers in a place

bir yerde koloni kurmak, büyük gruplar halinde yaşayıp büyümek
Weeds quickly colonize areas of cleared ground.
colonist noun [ C ] uk /ˈkɒlənɪst/ us

someone who goes to colonize a country

bir ülkeyi sömürgeleştirmeye giden kişi
colonization noun [ U ] uk /ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃən/ us

sömürgeleştirme

(Translation of “colonize” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)