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Verb decolonize has 1 sense
  1. decolonize, decolonise - grant independence to (a former colony); "West Africa was decolonized in the early 1960's"
    --1 is one way to liberate, set free
    Antonyms: colonize, colonise
    Derived form: noun decolonization1
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Decolonize is a term referring to the process of dismantling and eliminating the effects of colonization. It entails acknowledging and challenging systemic oppressions and power imbalances resulting from colonialism.

Part of Speech: Verb

Sense: To rid of colonial influence or domination

Example sentence: By incorporating indigenous traditions, the community aims to decolonize education and restore cultural autonomy.

Part of Speech: Verb

Sense: To challenge or confront colonial ideologies and structures

Example sentence: The activist group organized a protest to decolonize museums and create space for underrepresented voices.

Part of Speech: Adjective

Sense: Denoting ideas, practices, or movements resisting colonialism

Example sentence: We must support decolonize literature that amplifies marginalized perspectives and critiques imperialistic narratives.

Part of Speech: Adjective

Sense: Relating to strategies or policies of restoring cultural autonomy

Example sentence: The museum curated an exhibit on decolonize art, showcasing indigenous artists and their contributions.

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