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Colonization  /ˌkɒlənʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/  

Noun
Synonyms: Settlement, habitation, establishment
Antonyms: Decolonization

Hindi: बसाना
Punjabi: ਬਸਤੀਕਰਨ

Meaning:

1. The action or process of settling among and establishing control over the indigenous people of an area.

2. The action of appropriating a place or domain for one's own use.

Sentence:

Africa boasts a tradition of higher education institutions that predate Western colonization.

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