noun or adjective see colonialism

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  • colonialist — COLONIALÍST, Ă, colonialişti, ste, adj. Care ţine de colonialism sau de colonii1 (2), privitor la colonialism sau la colonii1. ♦ (Substantivat, m.) Adept al colonialismului. [pr.: ni a ] – Din fr. colonialiste. Trimis de hai, 29.06.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • colonialist — n. a believer in or advocate of colonialism[3]. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • colonialist — 1813, from COLONIAL (Cf. colonial) + IST (Cf. ist); Cf. COLONIST (Cf. colonist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • colonialist — ▪ I. colonialist co‧lo‧ni‧al‧ist 1 [kəˈləʊniəlst ǁ ˈloʊ ] noun [countable] ECONOMICS someone who supports colonialism or who is part of a colonialist system: • The region was neglected by the colonialists.   [m0] ▪ II. colonialist colonialist 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • colonialist — [[t]kəlo͟ʊniəlɪst[/t]] colonialists 1) ADJ Colonialist means relating to colonialism. Earlier, the Cuban government had accused the Spanish Foreign Minister of colonialist attitudes. ...the European colonialist powers. 2) N COUNT A colonialist is …   English dictionary

  • colonialist — co|lo|ni|al|ist [kəˈləuniəlıst US ˈlou ] n a supporter of colonialism >colonialist adj ▪ colonialist attitudes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • colonialist — noun (C) a supporter of colonialism colonialist adjective: a savage colonialist war …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • colonialist — I UK [kəˈləʊnɪəlɪst] / US [kəˈloʊnɪəlɪst] noun [countable] Word forms colonialist : singular colonialist plural colonialists someone who supports colonialism II UK [kəˈləʊnɪəlɪst] / US [kəˈloʊnɪəlɪst] adjective based on or supporting colonialism …   English dictionary

  • colonialist — co|lo|ni|al|ist1 [ kə louniəlıst ] adjective based on or supporting colonialism colonialist co|lo|ni|al|ist 2 [ kə louniəlıst ] noun count someone who supports colonialism …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • colonialist — colonialism ► NOUN ▪ the practice of acquiring control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically. DERIVATIVES colonialist noun & adjective …   English terms dictionary

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