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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 col·o·nize /ˈkɑləˌnaɪz/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 col·o·nize /ˈkɑləˌnaɪz/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Col·o·nize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Colonized p. pr. & vb. n. Colonizing.]  To plant or establish a colony or colonies in; to people with colonists; to migrate to and settle in.
    They that would thus colonize the stars with inhabitants.   --Howell.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Col·o·nize, v. i. To remove to, and settle in, a distant country; to make a colony.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world;
           "Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century" [syn: colonise]
           [ant: decolonize, decolonize]
      2: settle as colonists or establish a colony (in); "The British
         colonized the East Coast" [syn: colonise]