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colonize

(kŏl′ə-nīz′)
v. colo·nized, colo·nizing, colo·nizes
v.tr.
1. To form or establish a colony or colonies in.
2. To migrate to and settle in; occupy as a colony.
3. To resettle or confine (persons) in or as if in a colony.
4. To subjugate (a population) to or as if to a colonial government.
v.intr.
1. To form or establish a colony.
2. To settle in a colony or colonies.

col′o·niz′er n.
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Of 74 colonizing strains that did not have the PVL locus, most (94.
Extrapolating from Douglas s's statement, I argue that Douglass may have chosen a picture so unlike a nineteenth-century reader's image of a black slave woman in order to critique white preconceptions of blackness, to alter and destroy the colonial gaze, to register his refusal to internalize racializing depictions of blackness, and to supplant the colonizing gaze which sees only blackness with his own alternative of seeing, a form of black looking that sees mental endowment, nobility, and heritage without the stigma of color.
the triumphant mood involved in the colonizing projects?
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The central issue of her book is that Marlowe's concentration on the stranger in a foreign land is no accident but a reaction to the increasing obsession with remote places and strange peoples resulting from England's colonizing ventures.
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Its spokesmen adopted a gendered discourse that simultaneously depicted colonizing as a masculine endeavor while questioning the masculinity of the African American men who actually performed that colonizing.
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The lawbreakers draw Black people to the sphere of the informal sector by keeping alive the dream of becoming rich promptly, and circumventing the colonizing systems.
Lee said genetically engineered bacteria have been used as vaccine delivery vehicles in the past, but were designed to stimulate a strong immune response and were not comprised of naturally colonizing bacteria.
All of our mutants had trouble colonizing the stomach and were out-competed by normal, helical-shaped bugs," Salama said.