imperialist imperialist  /ɪm ˈpɪ ri ə lɪst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a believer in imperialism
  2. (adj) of or relating to imperialism

Usage(s):

  1. A militant anti-imperialist, she married a British special-branch officer at the height of the Malaya Emergency.
  2. We are against the imperialist war, as being a counter-revolutionary war.
  3. Huang found himself answering angry calls from Communist Party bureaucrats demanding to know why he had built an icon of imperialist America.

News

  • What Does 'American' Actually Mean?

    In Latin America, "American" means anyone from the American continent. U.S. citizens claiming the word are considered gauche or imperialist. So what's the solution?        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Atlantic

Quotes

  1. Bond is "an imperialist and he's a misogynist. He kills people and laughs and sips martinis and wisecracks about it," Damon, 36, told The Associated Press in an interview.
    on Jul 24, 2007 By: Matt Damon Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. At a news conference in Ohio, a state hard-hit by job losses, Obama said, "The United States wanting to make sure that its ...... standards aren't being undermined isn't imperialist."
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Today there are no ideological contradictions, there is no basis for a Cold War," Putin told a group of reporters. "There is no basis for mutual animosity ...... Russia has no imperialist ambitions."
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Reuters

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