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empire building

noun
1.
the plans, activities, achievements, etc., of an empire builder.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • Ancient thinking that they are the cancer to ancient empire building has proven wrong over and over again.
  • Ultimately, this technological breakthrough would usher in the age of exploration and of empire building.
  • The same unethical empire building exists in all large organizations.
  • They have every incentive to engage in empire building and turf wars.
  • Allegiances meant little during this struggle for empire building, where no single empire could gain the upper hand.
  • Not only now you've got her going to meddling, you've got her to empire building.

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