transitive verb see colonial I

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  • colonialize — /keuh loh nee euh luyz /, v.t., colonialized, colonializing. to make colonial. Also, esp. Brit., colonialise. [1860 65; COLONIAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • colonialize — co·lo·ni·al·ize …   English syllables

  • colonialize — co•lo•ni•al•ize [[t]kəˈloʊ ni əˌlaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing gov to make colonial • Etymology: 1860–65 co•lo ni•al•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • colonialize — kəˈlōnēəˌlīz, nyəˌl transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: colonial (I) + ize : to make colonial …   Useful english dictionary

  • colonial — I. adjective Date: 1768 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a colony 2. often capitalized of or relating to the original 13 colonies forming the United States: as a. made or prevailing in America during the colonial period < colonial… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • decolonialize — decolonialization, n. /dee keuh loh nee euh luyz /, v.t., decolonialized, decolonializing. to decolonize. Also, esp. Brit., decolonialise. [DE + COLONIALIZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • colonialization — 1864 (implied in colonialize); a nonce word …   Etymology dictionary

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