imperialize

transitive verb
im·​pe·​ri·​al·​ize
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of imperialize

: to make imperial : invest with an imperial quality or character : bring to the form of an empire

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First Known Use of imperialize

circa 1785, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of imperialize was circa 1785

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“Imperialize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imperialize. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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