hegemon


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heg·e·mon

 (hĕj′ə-mŏn′)
n.
One that exercises hegemony.

[Greek hēgemōn, leader, from hēgeisthai, to lead; see sāg- in Indo-European roots.]

hegemon

(ˈhɛɡɪˌmɒn; ˈhɛdʒɪˌmɒn; ˈhiːɡɪˌmɒn; ˈhiːdʒɪˌmɒn)
n
a state or group in ascendance over others

hegemon

- A Greek word for "leader."
See also related terms for leader.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hegemon - a leading or paramount power
great power, major power, superpower, world power, power - a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
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Homer, for example, makes men better than they are; Cleophon as they are; Hegemon the Thasian, the inventor of parodies, and Nicochares, the author of the Deiliad, worse than they are.
One such event that had crystallised the rise of a new world leader - a hegemon, namely the United States was the Suez Canal crisis of 1957.
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Iran can be a spoiler in the Middle East, but not a hegemon.
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The backdrop to this is the shifting regional picture as India moves to the forefront, China seeks to develop as a hegemon, Russia works on the post-Cold War scenario as it mends long-broken fences and the US wakes up to the risk of being outflanked by old opponents.
Usman said Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval's strategy of 'offensive defence and double squeeze' to make India a regional hegemon would never succeed.
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In this survey aaAntidemocratic propaganda in Bulgariaaa the organization identifies four main topics underlying this kind of propaganda: the demise of Europe; the rise of Russia; the corrupt political class in Bulgaria; the United States and NATO as a global hegemon and puppeteer worldwide.
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