How the West can adapt to a rising Asia | Kishore Mahbubani

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


To colonize is to take over a new area and make it part of your own country or empire. Sometimes this is done by force, but other times it is done by convincing the people there to join your country or empire.

  • The settlers tried to colonize the new land, but they were unsuccessful.
  • The government tried to colonize the new land, but the people were resistant.

When someone is undernourished, they are not getting the nutrients that they need to stay healthy. This can lead to problems like malnutrition, anemia, and even death.

  • The child is undernourished because she is not eating enough.
  • The country is undernourished because the government is not providing enough food.