decolonize

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verb de·col·o·nize \(ˌ)dē-ˈkä-lə-ˌnīz\

Definition of decolonize

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to free from colonial status

decolonization

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌkä-lə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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1963

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