What is another word for protectorates?

Pronunciation: [pɹətˈɛktəɹˌe͡ɪts] (IPA)

Protectorates refer to territories or states under the protection and control of a larger and more powerful country. Synonyms for the word protectorates include dependencies, colonies, vassal states, satellite states, annexed territories, and client states. Dependencies refer to territories that are dependent on a more powerful country for protection and administration. Colonies, on the other hand, are territories that are controlled and administered by a foreign power. Vassal states refer to states that are under the protection of a more powerful state and owe allegiance or tribute to their protector. Satellite states are countries or territories that are politically dependent on a more powerful country. Annexed territories are those that have been forcibly incorporated into another country, while client states are those that receive protection and support from a more powerful state in exchange for loyalty and obedience.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Protectorates

The result is that protectorates not closely connected with existing colonies are administered by the Foreign Office.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell
Besides the protectorates governed by the Foreign Office, there are a number of smaller places under the care of other departments.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell
In Argentina there was no more talk of Portuguese princes, of British protectorates, of compromise with Spain.
"The South American Republics Part I of II"
Thomas C. Dawson

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