Associations to the word «Colonize»


COLONIZE, verb. (American spelling) Alternative spelling of colonise

Dictionary definition

COLONIZE, verb. Settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world; "Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century".
COLONIZE, verb. Settle as colonists or establish a colony (in); "The British colonized the East Coast".

Wise words

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