postimperial

adjective
post·​im·​pe·​ri·​al | \ ˌpōst-im-ˈpir-ē-əl How to pronounce postimperial (audio) \

Definition of postimperial

: of, relating to, or occurring in the period following the dissolution of an empire postimperial Britain Although the postwar system of international relations was not static, it is right to call it postimperial.— Robert Skidelsky

First Known Use of postimperial

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Postimperial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postimperial. Accessed 29 Jan. 2020.

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