colonize

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colonize (third-person singular simple present colonizes, present participle colonizing, simple past and past participle colonized)

  1. (American) Alternative spelling of colonise.
    • 1988, James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom, Oxford 2003, page 509:
      The administration finally sent a naval vessel to return the 368 survivors to the United States in 1864. This ended official efforts to colonize blacks.

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colonize

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of colonizar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of colonizar
  3. third-person singular imperative of colonizar