Meaning of imperialistic in English:


Pronunciation /ɪmpɪərɪəˈlɪstɪk/

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  • Relating to or characterized by a policy of imperialism.

    ‘imperialistic attitudes’
    • ‘imperialistic invasions of foreign countries’
    • ‘India was the centerpiece of Britain's imperialistic exploits.’
    • ‘I do admire all explorers, obviously imperialistic or otherwise.’
    • ‘The newly formed Italian government began to make plans to achieve its imperialistic goals.’
    • ‘Millions of college students are taught the Leninist idea that capitalist economies are inherently imperialistic.’
    • ‘Isocrates believed that only a grand imperialistic project could put an end to the endemic warfare among the Greeks.’
    • ‘For all participants, the campaigns in South-East Asia and the Pacific were imperialistic.’
    • ‘The Romans, Alexander, and many others of the ancient world waged imperialistic wars.’
    • ‘I hotly commented on branding as a form of imperialistic cultural colonialism.’
    • ‘Producers and directors are continually heard whingeing that Hollywood is too culturally imperialistic.’
    • ‘The Meiji Restoration saw the beginning of its imperialistic ambitions as the country waged several wars, including the 1894-1895 Sino-Japanese War.’