What are some opposite words for colonialism?

Antonyms for colonialism
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colonialism(noun)

    exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one; the use of the weaker country's resources to strengthen and enrich the stronger country

Editors Contribution

  1. isolation

    colonialism is the process of merging two cultures by breaking down traditions through cultural concessions to trade norms usually set by the militarily superior culture.

    china resisted english colonialism through isolationism until military losses during the opium wars forced the colonization of macau and hong kong.

    Submitted by rinat on June 18, 2017  

How to use colonialism in a sentence?

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Historical radicalism and today's radicalism gained and achieved only the outward glamour of style and system, not the inward changing of thought, conduct, and distinction. As a fact, the conception, whether colonialism, imperialism, and such isms still exist; however, in a new packing of radicalism; otherwise, one can realize, and easily define as that: Fool the public; rule the republic.

  2. Olin Tezcatlipoca:

    Our protest is to tell the Pope that by canonizing Junipero Serra, they want to canonize colonialism, they want to canonize white supremacy and they want to canonize the genocide of our people. And that is an immoral act.

  3. Simon Woolley:

    The 'Great' in Great Britain was predicated on slavery and colonialism. And its legacy we still live with today, the structures that lock people out - that's not wallowing in victimhood, that's an honest conversation. And we need to confront that.

  4. Zimbabwe Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe:

    The issue of salary delays is a temporary problem. It's not a reason for teachers, doctors and nurses to go on strike. Most of them don't understand where we have come from during times of colonialism.

  5. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    One hundred years ago, two officials by the name of Mark Sykes and Francois-George Picot tried to dictate a new order in the Middle East. It was at the apex of the era of colonialism in our era. This effort utterly failed then, and will completely fail today.

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