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colonize

view main entry for colonizeverb [transitive]  /ˈkɒlənaɪz/ 
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colonization

  /ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]
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pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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selfie stick

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