colonisable

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colonize or colonise (ˈkɒləˌnaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to send colonists to or establish a colony in (an area)
2.  to settle in (an area) as colonists
3.  (tr) to transform (a community) into a colony
4.  (of plants and animals) to become established in (a new environment)
 
colonise or colonise
 
vb
 
'colonizable or colonise
 
adj
 
'colonisable or colonise
 
adj
 
coloni'zation or colonise
 
n
 
coloni'sation or colonise
 
n
 
'colonizer or colonise
 
n
 
'coloniser or colonise
 
n

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