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  1. Anti-imperialismnoun

    Opposition to imperialism. This term was applied originally in the United States, after the Spanish-American war (1898), to the attitude or principles of those opposing territorial expansion; in England, of those, often called Little Englanders, opposing the extension of the empire and the closer relation of its parts, esp. in matters of commerce and imperial defense. After the second world war, the term became used for opposition to any hegemony of one power over a foreign territory, and to the support for the national independence of territories, as in Africa, which were controlled by European nations. -- An`ti-im*pe"ri*al*ist, n. -- An`ti-im*pe`ri*al*is"tic (#), a.


  1. anti-imperialismnoun

    Any belief or practice which opposes imperialism.


  1. Anti-imperialism

    In political science and international relations, Anti-imperialism is the opposition to colonialism, colonial empire, and imperialism. As such, anti-imperialism includes opposition to wars of conquest, especially wars meant to conquer and colonise countries whose territories do not border the imperial power, and wars meant to subjugate peoples of different cultures; the term also comprises political opposition to the territorial expansion of a country beyond its established borders.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anti-imperialism in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anti-imperialism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  • معاداة الإمبرياليةArabic
  • antiimperialismoSpanish
  • anti-impérialismeFrench
  • साम्राज्यवाद विरोधHindi
  • 反帝国主义Chinese

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