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imperialize Line breaks: im¦peri¦al|ize
Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpɪərɪəlʌɪz/
(also imperialise)

Definition of imperialize in English:


[with object] (usually as adjective imperialized)
Subject to imperial rule or influence: people of an imperialized culture
More example sentences
  • ‘They have imperialised our subconscious,’ says a character.
  • He journeys into a past it has been convenient for imperializing Europe to deny.
  • However, contacts with continental Europe, and areas that had been imperialised closer to home, meant that native rulers could take on aspects of centralisation if they wanted to.
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