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 (hĭ-jĕm′ə-nē, hĕj′ə-mō′nē)
n. pl. he·gem·o·nies
The predominance of one state or social group over others.

[Greek hēgemoniā, from hēgemōn, leader; see hegemon.]

heg′e·mon′ic (hĕj′ə-mŏn′ĭk) adj.
he·gem′o·nism n.
he·gem′o·nist adj. & n.


(hɪˈɡɛməˌnɪst; hɪˈdʒɛməˌnɪst)
a proponent of hegemony
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Yet, through this lopsided agreement entered by former President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, the country will once again be tied ad infinitum to the expansionist and hegemonist US policy, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region,' said Zarate in a statement.
The Islamic Ummah understands very well that the terrorists and extremists follow exactly the same goals the regional reactionary regimes and hegemonist powers, particularly the Zionist regime, are trying to achieve.
Last week, while addressing an election rally, the 65- year- old CM called upon Congress workers to break the " hegemonist attitude" of Anitha, who is contesting the Bangalore Rural parliamentary bypolls as a candidate of the JD( S).
10) A similar mindset underlies Anthony Pagden's approach from the perspective of the history of ideas, deducing from the analysis of various historical forms of the Europe idea that the European concept propagated in the various historical periods only served for concealing the European hegemonist aspirations of various states and empires, and nothing changed in case of the EU either, where the Europe ideal is just a camouflage of the German-French desires of hegemony.
At the same time, motherhood as a central principle is constantly being negotiated or mediated to divest it of vestiges of gendered oppression associated with hegemonist patriarchy.
If a national movement is consisted of one single political current or even one single political organization, then it is likely that it will tend to be hegemonist and thereby undemocratic.
Dolman, an SAASS faculty member, the Air University's first space theorist, and the foremost space hegemonist.
AaAa Speaking at a question time of the upper house, Benchemass also condemned the aggressive speech addressed during the visit that evidences the hegemonist leanings of Algeria, and which broods over the same hostile statements showing the interference of Algeria in Morocco's domestic affairs.
to behave like a global hegemonist and doesn't want Japan to abandon its pacifist constitution, then it must share the responsibility for deterring and containing North Korea - or better yet, persuade it to disarm.
Aslan and other Muslim-world intellectuals need to focus their attention on Muslim freedom from foreign hegemony and domestic repression, not just the "free and fair election" of Muslim governments, the slogan of hegemonist neocons.
As one Philippines Senate report stated, the VFA "will convey to any power harbouring hegemonist ambitions in the East Asian region that small countries like the Philippines are not entirely isolated and helpless in the face of expansionist designs".
Control over the Middle East would thus allow an extension of the Monroe Doctrine to the Old World, the objective of the hegemonist project of the United States.