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Definition of Imperialism

Imperialism

  1. The power or character of an emperor; imperial authority; the spirit of empire.
  2. The policy, practice, or advocacy of seeking, or acquiescing in, the extension of the control, dominion, or empire of a nation, as by the acquirement of new, esp. distant, territory or dependencies, or by the closer union of parts more or less independent of each other for operations of war, copyright, internal commerce, etc.

Imperialism Quotations

So long as there is imperialism in the world, a permanent peace is impossible.
Hassan Nasrallah

We can't allow any war for imperialism or greed to be fought in our names. This is what we need to keep fighting for.
Cindy Sheehan

American imperialism is often traced to the takeover of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii in 1898.
Noam Chomsky

Like a cyclone, imperialism spins across the globe; militarism crushes peoples and sucks their blood like a vampire.
Karl Liebknecht

I think no one knows what humanitarian intervention means. If I were a person who was non-American, I would think humanitarian intervention is just another name for United States imperialism.
Stanley Hauerwas
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Imperialism Translations

imperialism in Dutch is imperialisme
imperialism in German is Imperialismus
imperialism in Spanish is imperialismo
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