anti-colonialist

adjective

an·​ti-co·​lo·​nial·​ist
ˌan-tē-kə-ˈlō-nē-ə-list,
-nyə-list,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-colonialist (audio)
: anti-colonial
an anti-colonialist campaign

Examples of anti-colonialist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Liberation movements, American Jews and Zionism Into the 1960s, as mainstream Jewish leaders emphasized the urgency of Jewish unity on Israel and Zionism and showed growing intolerance for dissent, anti-colonialist activists gained momentum across the world. Marjorie N. Feld, The Conversation, 20 June 2024 The novels include anti-colonialist narratives and challenges to imperial power structures. Carly Tagen-Dye, Peoplemag, 4 Apr. 2024 But what if her reading of Shakespeare as anti-colonialist was off the mark all along? Thomas Floyd, Washington Post, 23 Feb. 2024 Disinformation campaigns have also boosted Russian influence, through anti-colonialist memes that have turned into action in the streets of Chad, Mali, and elsewhere. Time, 3 Aug. 2023 For many American viewers, their story will come across as an exuberant anti-colonialist tall tale. Simon Abrams, The New Yorker, 16 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-colonialist was in 1932

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“Anti-colonialist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-colonialist. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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