Adjective "neocolonial" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌniːəʊkəˈləʊnɪəl/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'The official news agency admitted that it would not be easy to defend socialism because capitalists leave behind them a petty bourgeoisie and government absolutely corrupted by the crumbs from the neocolonial banquet.'
  2. 'But neocolonial capitalist powers can revive it with their revival of reactionary political religious fanatic groups, whether Islamic or Jewish or Christian.'

Definitions

1. the policy of a strong nation in seeking political and economic hegemony over an independent nation or extended geographical area without necessarily reducing the subordinate nation or area to the legal status of a colony.

More examples(as adjective)

"ventures can be neocolonial."

"oppressions can be neocolonial."

Origin

(neocolonialism)