HyperDic: hegemony

English > 1 sense of the word hegemony:
NOUNgrouphegemonythe dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others
hegemony > pronunciation
Soundshhiyjheh'mahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > hegemony: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others.
Examples
  • "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"
Broaderpolitical system, form of governmentThe members of a social organization who are in power
Spanishhegemonía
Catalanhegemonia

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