decolonization

[n] - the action of changing from colonial to independent status
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decolonization

Gradual achievement of independence by former colonies of the European imperial powers, which began after World War I. The process of decolonization accelerated after World War II with 43 states...
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decolonization

decolonisation noun the action of changing from colonial to independent status
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decolonization

(from the article `international relations`) Islmic and South Asian nationalism, first awakened in the era of the first World War, triumphed in the wake of the second, bringing on in the years ... ...and technology, economic growth, social welfare, race relations, image making—in which the Soviets or Americans could try to prove th...
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decolonization

Gradual achievement of independence by former colonies of the European imperial powers, which began after World War I. The process of decolonization accelerated after World War II with 43 states achieving independence between 1956 and 1960, 51 between 1961 and 1980, and 23 from 1981. The movement affected every continent: India and Pakistan gai...
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Decolonization

Decolonization (or decolonisation) is the undoing of colonialism, where a nation establishes and maintains dependent territory (courial governments). The Oxford English Dictionary defines decolonization as `the withdrawal from its colonies of a colonial power; the acquisition of political or economic independence by such colonies.` It can be und.....
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