1. colonialism

noun. ['kəˈloʊniːəˌlɪzəm'] exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one; the use of the weaker country's resources to strengthen and enrich the stronger country.


  • neocolonialism
  • victimization
  • victimisation
  • using


  • -ism (English)
  • colonial (English)
  • -al (English)

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Rhymes with Colonialism

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
  • aneurism
  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

How do you pronounce colonialism?

Pronounce colonialism as kəˈloʊniəˌlɪzəm.

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Sentences with colonialism

1. Noun, singular or mass
As well, the country identifies more with Caribbean culture because of its geography and history of colonialism

Quotes about colonialism

1. These wars appear also to have given its death blow to colonialism and to imperialism in its colonial form, under which weaker peoples were treated as possessions to be economically exploited. At least we hope that such colonialism is on the way out.
- Emily Greene Balch