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Meaning of COLONIZATION

Pronunciation:  k`âlunuz'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies; "the British colonization of America"
 

COLONIZATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: colonisation, settlement
 
 See Also: constitution, establishment, formation, organisation, organization, population

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Col`o*ni*za"tion\, n. [Cf. F. colonisation.]
The act of colonizing, or the state of being colonized; the
formation of a colony or colonies.

      The wide continent of America invited colonization.
                                               --Bancroft.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Multiplication of a microorganism after it has attached to host tissues or other surfaces.
 
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 Related Terms: absentee voting, adoption, anchorage, appropriation, arrogation, assumption, ballot-box stuffing, card voting, conquest, cumulative system, cumulative voting, election fraud, empeoplement, enslavement, establishment, fixation, floating, foundation, Hare system, inauguration, indent, inhabiting, initiation, installation, installment, investiture, list system, lodgment, mooring, occupation, peoplement, peopling, plantation, plural system, population, PR, preemption, preferential system, preferential voting, preoccupation, prepossession, proportional representation, proxy voting, repeating, requisition, settlement, settling, single system, single transferrable vote, single-member district, subjugation, takeover, taking over, usurpation, vote, voting, voting machine
 

 

 

 

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