adjective see imperialism

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  • imperialistic — im*pe ri*al*is tic, n. Of, pertaining to, or advocating imperialism. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imperialistic — (adj.) 1872, from IMPERIAL (Cf. imperial) + ISTIC (Cf. istic). Also see IMPERIALIST (Cf. imperialist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • imperialistic — [[t]ɪmpɪ͟əriəlɪ̱stɪk[/t]] ADJ (disapproval) If you describe a country as imperialistic, you disapprove of it because it wants control over other countries. They were warlike and imperialistic …   English dictionary

  • imperialistic — 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… …   English dictionary

  • imperialistic — 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

  • imperialistic — adjective of or relating to imperialism imperialistic wars • Syn: ↑imperialist • Pertains to noun: ↑imperialism (for: ↑imperialist), ↑imperialism …   Useful english dictionary

  • imperialistic — See imperialist. * * * …   Universalium

  • imperialistic — adjective Of or pertaining to imperialism or imperialists; favoring imperialism …   Wiktionary

  • imperialistic — im|pe|ri|al|is|tic [ ım,pıriə lıstık ] see IMPERIALIST1 1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • imperialistic — adj. supporting imperialism (expansion of national territory through the establishment of colonies); supporting an imperial form of governmentim·pe·ri·al·is·tic || ɪm‚pɪrɪə lɪstɪk / pɪər …   English contemporary dictionary

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