imperialistic imperialistic  /ɪm ˌpi ri ə ˈlɪ stɪk/


  • (adj) of or relating to imperialism


  1. No one has ever said that America was an aggressive, imperialistic power in the world.
  2. Earlier than most, he understood the breakdown of 19th century imperialistic capitalism and the ways in which investments flowed toward cheap labor and eliminated jobs at home.
  3. Sir Walter testified that in the first fortnight of the war the Worker suddenly changed its policy of supporting Labor against Hitlerism, began calling the war imperialistic.


  • Vocal minority

    Did you vote in the Tennessee State Presidential Primary on Feb. 5? Did you want the government's imperialistic wars for oil to end? Did you want a serious plan for curbing amnesty for illegal aliens?
    on September 2, 2013     Source: East Tennessean

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