decolonize decolonize

Definition(s):

  • (v) grant independence to (a former colony)

Usage(s):

  • In one sense, Lisbon's pell-mell decision to decolonize has increased rather than decreased its overseas burden.

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  • "The ICC warrant to arrest President Bashir is an attempt by (the west) to decolonize their former colonies," Gaddafi, the current chairman of the African Union (AU), told reporters in the Ethiopian capital Addia Ababa.
    on Mar 29, 2009 By: Moammar Gadhafi Source: Washington Post

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