Imperialism definition

ĭm-pîrē-ə-lĭzəm
The policy and practice of seeking to dominate the economic or political affairs of underdeveloped areas or weaker countries.
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The policy and practice of forming and maintaining an empire in seeking to control raw materials and world markets by the conquest of other countries, the establishment of colonies, etc.
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A political doctrine or system promoting such extension of authority.
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The definition of imperialism is the practice of a larger country or government growing stronger by taking over poorer or weaker countries that have important resources.

An example of imperialism was England’s practices of colonizing India.

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The policy of forcefully extending a nation's authority by territorial gain or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations.
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Imperial state, authority, or system of government.
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The extension of a nation's authority by territorial acquisition or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations.
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