One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
verb[with object]usually as adjective imperialized
Subject to imperial rule or influence.‘people of an imperialized culture’
- ‘‘They have imperialised our subconscious,’ says a character.’
- ‘He journeys into a past it has been convenient for imperializing Europe to deny.’
- ‘The program notes ascribed a savage or exotic otherness to the performers who were packaged into neatly schematised and imperialised glosses for ready consumption by the spectator.’
- ‘In the history of Britain and Ireland this was a decisive moment, the creation of an imperializing English culture.’
- ‘It has been read as a subtle undermining of Henry's imperializing project.’
- ‘However, contacts with continental Europe, and areas that had been imperialised closer to home, meant that native rulers could take on aspects of centralisation if they wanted to.’
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