decolonization

NOUN
  1. the action of changing from colonial to independent status
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How To Use decolonization In A Sentence

  • He discusses the process of decolonization and the various struggles and trajectories towards independence. The Times Literary Supplement
  • During the same period a widespread process of "decolonization" occurred, by which many countries gained or regained their independence and the right freely to determine their own destiny. Centesimus Annus
  • Before decolonization, it was possible to believe that colonial rule was as bad a form of illiberality as could exist.
  • I adapt this phrase from the Kenyan revolutionary author Ngugi wa Thiong'o, who argues at length that the cultural emancipation of African peoples must proceed in part via a pedagogical "decolonization" of the mind. Notes
  • He does this, too, from the ground up-from the recruitment of junior officers to the proconsuls at the top-and he follows the story from the origins of each service to the period of decolonization.
  • The wave of decolonization was succeeded by efforts on the part of the former imperial powers to retain links with, and even indirect control of, their former empires.
  • It would recognize broad new rights for Bolivia's Indians, termed "original indigenous peasant peoples" in the document, and demand "decolonization" of all aspects of society. Vote for Jesus?
  • the decolonization process
  • The rajas were left untouched despite demands for independence, self-rule and decolonization elsewhere.
  • The rajas were left untouched despite demands for independence, self-rule and decolonization elsewhere.
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