HyperDic: colonization

English > 1 sense of the word colonization:
NOUNactcolonization, colonisation, settlementthe act of colonizing
colonization > pronunciation
Soundskaa.lahnihzey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > colonization: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies.
Example"the British colonization of America"
Synonymscolonisation, settlement
NarrowerpopulationThe act of populating (causing to live in a place)
Broaderconstitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisationThe act of forming or establishing something
Spanishcolonización
Catalancolonització
Verbscolonizesettle as colonists or establish a colony (in)
colonizesettle as a colony

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