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many thanks cherry,what is"the former colonies"?
14 de Fev de 2008 às 13:21
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HI Manhua LI , former means past , soemthing that existed in the past and doesnt exist anymore . colony means a country, land or district taken by force and inhabitated by others , it is thus colonized . So it being former colonies in your sentence means it has probably gained its independence and is not colonized anymore , i hope you the meaning is clear enough , Zai jian ;)
14 de Fevereiro de 2008
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