Definition of colonialism in English:
The policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically.
- This period has been characterised by a resurgence of imperialist wars and outright colonialism.
- The positive case argues that, on the contrary, colonialism played an economically progressive role.
- This is the clearest manifestation of resurgent imperialism and colonialism on a world scale.
Definition of colonialism in:
- British & World English dictionary
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