Definition of neocolonialism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

neocolonialism

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌnioʊkəˈloʊniəˌlɪzəm//
 
[uncountable](disapproving)
 
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the use of economic or political pressure by powerful countries to control or influence other countries
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: neocolonialism