Definition of dollar diplomacy in English:

dollar diplomacy

Line breaks: dol¦lar dip¦lo|macy

noun

[mass noun]
The use of a country’s financial power to extend its international influence.
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  • One of the most striking achievements of the book is to demonstrate the reliance upon the lessons and personnel of dollar diplomacy in 1923.
  • Despite its broad goals, by necessity, it is selective in its consideration of dollar diplomacy.
  • For decades they used dollar diplomacy to win over nations with limited budgets where small projects building roads, bridges, wells and fisheries went a long way.

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