Unit 2 Can English be dethroned? Vocabulary

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trend
a general direction in which something is developing or changing
imperialism
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries politically, socially, and economically.
diplomacy
Negotiation between nations
eliminates
completely remove
denounce
to condemn openly
inconspicuous
not easily seen; subtle; not noticeable
tangible
capable of being touched; real, concrete
subtle
not obvious
excesses
too much of things
deliberate
intentionally
policy
strategy, plan, course of action
intentional
done on purpose; deliberate
initiatives
plans, programs, proposals
penetrating
entering into, going through,
tacit
understood or implied without being stated
resistance
opposition, challenge, standing firm against
summits
meetings
promote
support, encourage, help
cope with
deal with; handle; manage
colonization
taking control of distant territory usually for economic reasons