Imperialize
Imperialize Im*pe"ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imperialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imperializing}.] To invest with imperial authority, character, or style; to bring to the form of an empire. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

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  • imperialize — verb a) To invest with imperial authority, character, or style b) To bring to the form of an empire See Also: imperialization …   Wiktionary

  • imperialize — im·pe·ri·al·ize …   English syllables

  • imperialize —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷əˌlīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) : to make imperial : invest with an imperial quality or character : bring to the form of an empire …   Useful english dictionary

  • Imperialized — Imperialize Im*pe ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imperialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imperializing}.] To invest with imperial authority, character, or style; to bring to the form of an empire. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Imperializing — Imperialize Im*pe ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imperialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imperializing}.] To invest with imperial authority, character, or style; to bring to the form of an empire. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imperialism — noun 1》 a policy of extending a country s power and influence through colonization, use of military force, or other means. 2》 chiefly historical rule by an emperor. Derivatives imperialist noun & adjective imperialistic adjective… …   English new terms dictionary

  • enthrone — v imperialize, ennoble, episcopize, king, give sovereignty to; enthronize, seat or place upon a throne, crown; empower, authorize, entitle. 2. exalt, glorify, dignify; deify, apotheosize, canonize; elevate, raise, upraise, make lofty, aggrandize; …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • imperialise — /ɪmˈpɪəriəlaɪz/ (say im pearreeuhluyz) verb (t) (imperialised, imperialising) 1. to cause to belong to an empire; rule according to imperial government. 2. to render imperial. Also, imperialize …   Australian English dictionary

  • imperialism — n. 1 an imperial rule or system. 2 usu. derog. a policy of acquiring dependent territories or extending a country s influence through trade, diplomacy, etc. Derivatives: imperialistic adj. imperialistically adv. imperialize v.tr. (also ise) …   Useful english dictionary

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