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colonize

  
, colonise         
      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)  
  colonizable, colonisable      adj  
  colonization, colonisation      n  
  colonizer, coloniser      n  
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