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neocolonialism

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noun neo·co·lo·nial·ism \ˌnē-ō-kə-ˈlōn-yə-ˌli-zəm, -ˈlō-nē-ə-ˌli-\

Definition of neocolonialism

  1. :  the economic and political policies by which a great power indirectly maintains or extends its influence over other areas or people

neo·co·lo·nial play \-ˈlōn-yəl, -ˈlō-nē-əl\ adjective
neo·co·lo·nial·ist play \-yə-list, -ə-list\ noun or adjective


1961

First Known Use of neocolonialism

1961


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