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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Strong leadership or dominance of one nation or state over another.

Usage examples (37)
  • hegemony has been used historically to make one country stronger at the expense of other countries.
  • The hegemony of a single member state is not incompatible with a genuine confederation
  • To say they have priority is not to say they have complete hegemony
  • The consolidation of the United States' hegemony over a new international economic system for more
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