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/imˈpi(ə)rēəˌlizəm/,
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A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force,
  1. A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force
    • - the struggle against imperialism
    • - French ministers protested at U.S. cultural imperialism
  2. Rule by an emperor


  1. a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries
  2. a political orientation that advocates imperial interests
  3. any instance of aggressive extension of authority
  4. (imperialistic) of or relating to imperialism; "imperialistic wars"
  5. Imperialism, as defined by The Dictionary of Human Geography, is "the creation and maintenance of an unequal economic, cultural and territorial relationship, usually between states and often in the form of an empire, based on domination and subordination. ...
  6. Imperialism: A Study was a political-economic discourse written by John A. Hobson in 1902.
  7. Imperialism is a turn-based strategy game for Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh computers, developed by Frog City Software and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI) in 1997. In Imperialism, the player is the ruler of a 19th century country, and must build an empire. ...
  8. The policy of forcefully extending a nation's authority by territorial gain or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations
  9. (Imperialist) OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire)
  10. (Imperialists) people who want a national policy of gaining foreign territories or establishing dominance over other nations.
  11. Domination by one or more countries over others for political and economic objectives. It can be effected by force of arms or through the economic and political power exercised by state and corporate agencies. ...
  12. economic control gained through the corporate organization of nation states.
  13. Strictly speaking, rule by empire – that is, a powerful country's policy of acquiring dependent territories as colonies, which can then be exploited for material or political gain. ...
  14. Control of other countries by a dominant nation
  15. Imperialism describes the expansion of 19th-century Britain geographically and politically.  The creation of the British empire involved acquiring colonies which were valuable, most commonly for economic advantage. ...
  16. Exploitation of the people of one state by another. Lenin described modern finance capitalism as imperialism. The big, industrialized states take the resources, labor, and markets of the underdeveloped nations. It is the cause of war. More
  17. The actions and attitudes of a country that dominates distant territories. Often associated with dominant metropolitan centres. Contrasts with colonialism.
  18. Imperialism literally means rule by empire - the policy of a powerful country exercising control, authority and dominance over foreign lands as colonies, as a way to its increase riches and power. Today the term has a broader meaning. ...
  19. The pursuit of territorial and political domination of foreign lands and peoples (building an “empire”), known since ancient history but reaching its greatest extent in the late phase of European colonialism.
  20. The highest, and last, stage of capitalism. As defined by Lenin, imperialism is the merging of bank capital with industrial capital to create finance capital; industry is increasingly dominated by monopolies; the export of capital becomes more important than the export of commodities; super- ...
  21. An unequal relationship usually between states in which a dominant state seeks to control the economic and political activities of a subordinate state (or states) in order to reap economic and geopolitical benefits. ...
  22. means the domination by one country of the political and/ or economic life of another country or region.
  23. a policy of extending a country's power and influence through colonization, use of military force, control over a country's natural resources, or other means.
  24. Whereas colonialism means direct rule of a people by a foraign state, imperialism refers to a general system of domination by a state (or states) of other states, regions or the whole world. ...
  25. Imperialism refers to the extension of rule over different countries, territories, or peoples, usually by force, for the purposes of economic gain. ...