neocolonialism: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (nē"ō-ku-lō'nē-u-liz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. the policy of a strong nation in seeking political and economic hegemony over an independent nation or extended geographical area without necessarily reducing the subordinate nation or area to the legal status of a colony.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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