semicolonial

adjective
semi·co·lo·nial | \ˌse-mē-kə-ˈlō-nyəl, ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-, -nē-əl\

Definition of semicolonial 

1 : nominally independent but actually under foreign domination

2 : dependent on foreign nations as suppliers of manufactured goods and as purchasers of raw materials

Other Words from semicolonial

semicolonialism \ˌse-mē-nyə-ˌli-zəm, ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-, -nē-ə- \ noun

First Known Use of semicolonial

1932, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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