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verb [transitive] colonize pronunciation in British English /ˈkɒlənaɪz/
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present tense
present participlecolonizing
past tensecolonized
past participlecolonized
  1. to take control of another country by going to live there or by sending people to live there

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 colonize pronunciation in British English /ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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