Government by an emperor or empress
The policy or practice of a wealthy or powerful nation's maintaining or extending its control over other countries, especially in establishing settlements or exploiting resources.
The policy or practice of a wealthy or powerful nation in extending its influence into a less developed one, especially in exploiting that nation's resources.
A nation's practice or policy of territorial or economic expansion.
Leadership or dominance, esp. that of one state or nation over others
Political activity, as by an officeholder, characterized by the use of power, influence, etc., usually in ways regarded as somewhat unethical, to effect a desired result
The supposed or presumed responsibility of white people to govern and impart their culture to nonwhite people, often advanced as a justification for European colonialism.
A swaying or being swayed; movement to the side; a swinging, leaning, fluctuation, etc.
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