imperialism

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imperialism /ɪmˈpirijəˌlɪzəm/ noun
imperialism
/ɪmˈpirijəˌlɪzəm/
noun
Learner's definition of IMPERIALISM
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: a policy or practice by which a country increases its power by gaining control over other areas of the world
: the effect that a powerful country or group of countries has in changing or influencing the way people live in other, poorer countries
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