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

 

neocolonialism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌniːəʊkəˈləʊniəlɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌniːoʊkəˈloʊniəlɪzəm//
 
[uncountable](disapproving) International relations, Political views and systems
 
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the use of economic or political pressure by powerful countries to control or influence other countries See related entries: International relations, Political views and systems
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: neocolonialism