noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɪriːəˌlɪzəm'] a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries.
- manifest destiny
Words that Rhyme with Imperialism
Example sentences of the word imperialism
1. Noun, singular or mass
Colombia, which at the time owned the land, rejected the bid as an attempt at U.S. imperialism.
Quotes containing the word imperialism
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
noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɪriːəˌlɪzəm'] a political orientation that advocates imperial interests.
- political orientation
noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɪriːəˌlɪzəm'] any instance of aggressive extension of authority.