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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."
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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.
Adherence to these values suggests a way of overcoming anarchy in international system of politics instead of resorting to unilateral or unbridled power of hegemons. In absence of the liberal order, hegemonic powers were kept in check through resort to balance of power in continental Europe.
The G-2 of China and the U.S., instead of supplying the key global public good of open markets that the economic historian Charles Kindleberger saw as the responsibility of hegemons, is now providing global public "bads."
"Through fostering trust between people and officials and synergy among servants of the nation and their commitment to do their responsibilities according to the law, we can nullify pressures by the imprudent hegemons that despite all the defeats and damages inflicted on them still seek to safeguard their useless and harmful hegemonic interests through selling arms and making West Asia insecure and putting maximum pressure on the great people of Iran," Zarif wrote in an Instagram post on Thursday
Stressing the need to give 'cooperation over competition' a priority, he said: 'We need to revitalize common values, ' in the backdrop of world's failure to limit conflicts arising from disillusionment in particular, and non-contiguous powers in promoting regional hegemons. In a strategic environment of unshielded rising violent extremism where terrorism dominates the scene, the CJCSC recommended re-examining of the narratives, old camp model, and that advocacy be grounded in reality
There is no choice, but to go wow with China's BRI thrust as reiterated at Boao, by Xi Jinping, who rejected the idea of hegemons, pushed for world prosperity, a common destiny for all, and promised specific reforms easing trade war potentials with China.
In fact the famous misquoted curse that "may you live in interesting times of change," actually originates from an authentic Chinese proverb that "it is better to be a dog in the times of peace rather than being a human being in the time of war." The original Chinese proverb shows the peace-loving nature of the emerging hegemon. If you look at the sayings of Confucius and Lao Tzu, these are currently not familiar with because the Chinese are not the current hegemons.
The European project is not about hegemons even if they are benevolent.
The European hegemons, Britain and France, took the place of the Sublime Porte.
The European hegemons, Britain and France, took the place of the Sublime Porte, guaranteeing this order either directly or via regional proxies.
On the whole, though, the analysis above suggests that South Africa failed to perform the roles characteristic of regional hegemons: it generally did not try to propagate political norms for the continent; in the case of HIV/AIDS, it was virtually the opposite of an advocate for positive social transformations across the continent; and, as an economic actor, it failed to either broadcast or embody an economic model that other African states might emulate.
This is not only a citizen type; it is in fact a human type because the Turkist hegemons do not treat the non-Homo LASTus as humans.