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colonize

view main entry for colonize verb [transitive]  /ˈkɒlənaɪz/
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colonization

  /ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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troll factory

a company that pays pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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