Colonialism Definition

kə-lōnē-ə-lĭzəm
noun
The system or policy by which a country maintains foreign colonies, esp. in order to exploit them economically.
Webster's New World
The definition of colonialism is the act of one nation controlling another for economic gain.
An example of colonialism was England’s control over India.
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The colonial domination policy pursued by the powers of Europe, from the second half of the XIX century to the years following World War II. A colonial system.

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A colonial linguistic expression. Term or expression of colonial origin entered in a language.

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Colonial life.

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Singular:
colonialism
Plural:
colonialisms

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