colonise


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settle as a colony

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settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)

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Alice will show how most of us descend from a tiny group of men and women who left Africa in a perilous crossing and went on to colonise the world.
The furanone technology does not kill bacteria but disables bacteria's ability to colonise surfaces and to express toxins.
Furanones are based on a discovery that the eastern Australian seaweed Delisea pulchra produces natural furanones that disable bacteria's ability to colonise.
Public buildings create public responsibility and help to consolidate the negotiating strength of the various organisations and committees that colonise and make use of the spaces.
Since the early history of man, these islands have been inhabited by various tribes and it was only as ``recently'' as 4-5, 000 years ago that the Celts arrived on these shores to colonise these lands and absorb earlier settlers, including those such as the Beaker People.