colonise colonise


  1. (v) settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
  2. (v) settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)


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  1. "The European Tour continues to proceed on its expansion programme to colonise Asia with the announcement of a Korean event today without the official involvement of the Asian Tour," Asian Tour executive chairman Kyi Hla Han said in a statement.
    on Jul 3, 2007 By: Kyi Hla Han Source: Reuters India

  2. Co-author Jeffrey Wilson, from Michigan University, said: "Until the continents fully separated, dinosaurs like Rugops and other animals used narrow land bridges to colonise adjacent continents and roam within a few degrees of the South Pole."
    on Jun 1, 2004 By: Jeffrey Wilson Source:

  3. Speaking to students at La Sapienza, Gadaffi said the US wanted to "colonise the globe", was not interested in people's freedom and fought against anyone who "got in its way".
    on Jun 11, 2009 By: Moammar Gadhafi Source:

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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /