Betekenis van:

Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • het optreden in koloniën
  • exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one; the use of the weaker country's resources to strengthen and enrich the stronger country




  1. Many have long suffered oppression and hardship under colonialism.
  2. The scramble for Africa was the last wave of colonialism.
  3. Many have suffered oppression and misery for a long period of time under the rule of colonialism.
  4. It's ironic that one of the most colonialist countries of all times accuses Buenos Aires of colonialism!
  5. More recently, tension has been fed by colonialism that denied rights and opportunities to many Muslims, and a Cold War in which Muslim-majority countries were too often treated as proxies without regard to their own aspirations.