Adjective "Neocolonial" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Neocolonial


    Definition:

    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.

    Origin:
    neocolonialism

    Examples:

    "ventures can be neocolonial."

    "oppressions can be neocolonial."