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  • adj. Of or pertaining to imperialism or imperialists; favoring imperialism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Of, pertaining to, or advocating imperialism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to imperialism or imperialists; favoring imperialism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to imperialism


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  • If the US and NATO impose a no-fly zone, it gives Gaddafi a frame he thrives in: Libya against what he calls the imperialistic and neo-colonial interventions of evil America and the West.

    Steve Clemons: No-Fly Zone Over Libya Could Backfire & Undermine Protests in Middle East

  • As we and before we go back to you at the CNN Center, Danielle Ortega, the president of Nicaragua is addressing the U.N. right now, really lambasting what he calls imperialistic and capitalistic oppression of victims in parts of the world according to him, that suffer from big corporations and those who are only in it for big profits.

    CNN Transcript Sep 25, 2007

  • They then proceeded to engage in imperialistic warmongering with the Roman Empire.

    This Lesbian Nonsense....

  • Only as members of an international organization the smaller nations can keep out of power politics and avoid becoming instruments in imperialistic plans of one great nation against another.

    The Small Nations in World Affairs

  • The only difference now, what we then know as imperialistic or even militaristic tendencies are now known as respectable business rationalisation.

    SARA - Southeast Asian RSS Aggregator

  • He also claims that so-called 'imperialistic' states, as well as Israel are behind developments in Sudan.

    Afro-Arab Summit Calls for Increased Cooperation Among Members

  • This is why the "imperialistic" impulse of economics has "legs" in a way that does not catch on with sociology, psychology, philosophy, history, and politics.

    Roger Koppl - The Austrian Economists

  • For someone who clearly is enamored of Cuba at midcentury, Mr. Moruzzi is surprisingly more inclined to dwell on the shortcomings of the "imperialistic" U.S. and the epic corruption of pre-Castro governments than he is to mourn the arrival of the communist regime that beggared the nation.


  • Venezuela for its part is expected to use the summit as a platform for denouncing the "imperialistic" attitude of Western governments and corporations, another diplomat told AFP.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • State radio said the "imperialistic" United States controlled the Washington-based lending affiliate of the World Bank and that it wielded "disproportionate" clout in the institution.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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