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decolonize

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decolonizede‧col‧o‧nize (also decolonise British English) /ˌdiːˈkɒlənaɪz $ -ˈkɑː-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 PGto make a former colony politically independentdecolonization /diːˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -ˌkɑːlənə-/ noun [uncountable]
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decolonize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydecolonize
he, she, itdecolonizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydecolonized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave decolonized
he, she, ithas decolonized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad decolonized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill decolonize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have decolonized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam decolonizing
he, she, itis decolonizing
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you, we, theyare decolonizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas decolonizing
you, we, theywere decolonizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been decolonizing
he, she, ithas been decolonizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been decolonizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be decolonizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been decolonizing
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