Definition of Neocolonialism

1. Noun. Control by a powerful country of its former colonies (or other less developed countries) by economic pressures.

Generic synonyms: Colonialism



Definition of Neocolonialism

1. Noun. The control or domination by a powerful country over weaker ones (especially former colonies) by the use of economic pressure, political suppression and cultural dominance. ¹

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Definition of Neocolonialism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neocolonialism

neocentromeres
neocentromeric
neocerebellum
neochymotrypsinogen
neocinchophen
neocolonial
neocolonialism (current term)
neocolonialisms
neocolonialist
neocolonialists
neocolony
neocomian
neocon
neoconceptual
neoconceptualism
neoconceptualist
neoconceptualists
neocons
neoconservatism
neoconservative
neoconservatives

Literary usage of Neocolonialism

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1. The Culture of Violence by Kumar Rupesinghe (1994)
""Arab Nationalism, Radicalism, and the Specter of neocolonialism." Monthly Review, February, pp. 30-7. Altemeyer, Bob. 1988. ..."

2. The Troubled Birth of Russian Democracy: Parties, Personalities, and Programs by Michael McFaul, Sergei Markov (1993)
"Its form will not require the total destruction of our sovereignty, but this neocolonialism will delay our development for decades. ..."

3. The ASEAN States and Regional Security by Sheldon W. Simon (1982)
"American imperialism (or neocolonialism), an enemy of the people 3. Crimes committed against our people by American imperialism 4. ..."

4. Mitterrand Legacy and the Future of French Security Policy by Ronald Tiersky (1996)
"The enterprise went remarkably well for the French, in the sense that initial international suspicion of neocolonialism, and the Tutsi accusation that the ..."

5. Low-Intensity Conflict in the Third World by Stephen Blank, Lewis B. Ware, Air University (U.S.). Press (1988)
"First, the modern, secular state is seen to represent the prolongation of Western colonialism and therefore suggests the possibility that neocolonialism ..."

6. Foreign Policies of the Soviet Union by Richard Felix Staar (1991)
"... various economic and sociopolitical problems, the phenomenon of "neocolonialism," and the effects of Chinese influence in the Third World. ..."

7. Dealignment: A New Foreign Policy Perspective by Mary Kaldor, Richard A. Falk, Gerard Holden (1987)
"... President Castro, recognizing the magnitude of the global crisis and, as a Latin American, acutely aware of the problems of neocolonialism, ..."

8. Latin America Today by Pablo González Casanova (1993)
"In the entire area of the Americas subdued by the Spaniards, by the end of the colonial period and with the arrival of independence and neocolonialism, ..."

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