Imperialism vs Liberalism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between imperialism and liberalism

is that imperialism is the policy of forcefully extending a nation's authority by territorial gain or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations while liberalism is the quality of being liberal.

imperialism

Noun

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  • The policy of forcefully extending a nation's authority by territorial gain or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations.
  • See also

    * imperialist * imperialistic

    liberalism

    English

    Noun

  • The quality of being liberal.
  • Any political movement founded on the autonomy and personal freedom of the individual, progress and reform, and government by law with the consent of the governed.
  • * '>citation
  • An economic theory in favour of laissez faire and the free market.