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Definition of decolonization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

decolonization

 noun
(British English also -isation) noun
BrE BrE//diːˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˌkɑːlənəˈzeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the process of a colony or colonies becoming independent
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: decolonization