from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To invest with imperial authority, character, or style
  • v. To bring to the form of an empire

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To invest with imperial authority, character, or style; to bring to the form of an empire.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make imperial; endow with imperial form, character, or authority.


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  • To attempt to imperialize other realms would be contrary to the true doctrine.

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  • He wanted to de - imperialize the presidency, much more human, a young staff.

    CNN Transcript Jan 13, 2001

  • The Republican base wants to know their next Republican president will be equally willing to imperialize the world in order for them to profiteer off of it.

    Crooks and Liars

  • Will the West de-monopolize its interests in the region and pursue a road-map to de-imperialize their holdings in the Persian Gulf? - Photown News

  • I said to them, if someone says "you are Christlike," you have two options: you can say, "Please don't imperialize my religion," or you can say "Thank you."

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  • The attempt to imperialize into existence a friendly democratic regime in Iraq as part of the regional strategy has had mixed results -- but the results are mixed, not a failure.

    The Partial Observer


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