1. imperialism

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɪriːəˌlɪzəm'] a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries.


  • manifest destiny


  • nonintervention
  • inactivity

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Rhymes with Imperialism

  • materialism

How do you pronounce imperialism?

Pronounce imperialism as ˌɪmˈpɪriəˌlɪzəm.

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Sentences with 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 about 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

2. imperialism

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɪriːəˌlɪzəm'] a political orientation that advocates imperial interests.


  • ideology
  • political orientation


  • liberal
  • noninterference
  • interference

3. imperialism

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɪriːəˌlɪzəm'] any instance of aggressive extension of authority.


  • conservative