Meaning of colonialization

co•lo•ni•al•i•za•tion

Pronunciation: (ku-lō"nē-u-lu-zā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of bringing into subjection or subjugation by colonializing.
  2. the state or fact of being colonialized.
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