imperialist
noun or adjective see imperialism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • imperialist — UK [ɪmˈpɪərɪəlɪst] / US [ɪmˈpɪrɪəlɪst] or imperialistic UK [ɪmˌpɪərɪəˈlɪstɪk] / US [ɪmˌpɪrɪəˈlɪstɪk] adjective 1) imperialist or imperialistic wanting to take control of other countries imperialist tendencies 2) relating to imperialism Derived… …   English dictionary

  • imperialist — IMPERIALÍST, Ă, imperialişti, ste, adj., s.m. 1. adj. Care aparţine imperialismului sau marilor capitalişti, care se referă la imperialism sau la marii capitalişti. 2. s.m. Mare capitalist; adept al imperialismului. [pr.: ri a ] – Din fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Imperialist — Im*pe ri*al*ist, n. [Cf. F. imp[ e]rialiste.] One who serves an emperor; one who favors imperialism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imperialist — (n.) c.1600, an adherent of an emperor, such as the emperor of Germany, France, China, etc., probably modeled on Fr. impérialiste (early 16c.); from IMPERIAL (Cf. imperial) + IST (Cf. ist). The shift in meaning to advocate of imperialism (1893)… …   Etymology dictionary

  • imperialist — im|pe|ri|al|ist1 [ ım pıriəlıst ] adjective 1. ) imperialist or imperialistic wanting to take control of other countries 2. ) relating to imperialism imperialist im|pe|ri|al|ist 2 [ ım pıriəlıst ] noun count someone who has imperialist attitudes… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • imperialist — [[t]ɪmpɪ͟əriəlɪst[/t]] imperialists ADJ: usu ADJ n Imperialist means relating to or based on imperialism. The developed nations have all benefited from their imperialist exploitation. N COUNT An imperialist is someone who has imperialist views.… …   English dictionary

  • imperialist — adj. Imperialist is used with these nouns: ↑ambition, ↑expansion …   Collocations dictionary

  • Imperialist — Imperialismus »Bestrebung einer Großmacht, ihren politischen, militärischen und wirtschaftlichen Macht und Einflussbereich weiter auszudehnen«: Das seit dem 19. Jh. gebräuchliche Fremdwort ist relatinisiert aus frz. impérialisme (bzw. engl.… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • imperialist — <fr.> 1. İmperializm və təcavüz siyasəti yürüdən inhisarçı kapitalın nümayəndəsi olan iri kapitalist. Müharibə qızışdıran imperialistlər. 2. İmperialist monopoliyalar …   Azərbaycan dilinin izahlı lüğəti

  • imperialist — imperialism ► NOUN ▪ a policy of extending a country s power and influence through colonization, use of military force, or other means. DERIVATIVES imperialist noun & adjective imperialistic adjective …   English terms dictionary

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