neocolonialism


neo·co·lo·nial·ism

noun \ˌnē-ō-kə-ˈlōn-yə-ˌli-zəm, -ˈlō-nē-ə-ˌli-\

Definition of NEOCOLONIALISM

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

First Known Use of NEOCOLONIALISM

1961

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