hegemony


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he·gem·o·ny

 (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.

hegemony

(hɪˈɡɛmənɪ; hɪˈdʒɛmənɪ)
n, pl -nies
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) ascendancy or domination of one power or state within a league, confederation, etc, or of one social class over others
[C16: from Greek hēgemonia authority, from hēgemōn leader, from hēgeisthai to lead]
hegemonic, hegemonical, hegemonial adj

he•gem•o•ny

(hɪˈdʒɛm ə ni, ˈhɛdʒ əˌmoʊ ni)

n., pl. -nies.
leadership, predominant influence, or domination, esp. as exercised by one nation over others.
[1560–70; < Greek hēgemonía leadership, supremacy =hēgemṓn leader + -ia -y3]
heg•e•mon•ic (ˌhɛdʒ əˈmɒn ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hegemony - the dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others; "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"
form of government, political system - the members of a social organization who are in power

hegemony

noun domination, leadership, dominance, sway, supremacy, mastery, upper hand, ascendancy, pre-eminence, predominance the economic world hegemony of the West
Translations

hegemony

[hɪˈgemənɪ] Nhegemonía f

hegemony

[hɪˈgɛməni] nhégémonie f

hegemony

nHegemonie f
References in classic literature ?
It had come under the Prussian hegemony quite late in history-- hardly fifty years before the fine summer day when Flambeau and Father Brown found themselves sitting in its gardens and drinking its beer.
To do this, the direct incorporation of Greenland as a territory of the United States would consolidate US hegemony over the Northern Hemisphere.
In Fareed Zakaria's opinion, sometime in the last two years, American hegemony died.
And, as Banna symbolized cultural resistance, Madonna symbolizes globalized cultural hegemony -- in this case, the imposition of consumerist Western cultures on the rest of the world.
There are other powers emerging in the international arena that are challenging US hegemony. We can consider the post World War II system as entering the third phase of polarity.
Summary: Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Apr 13 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that he was humbled by paying homage to the martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh, "who sacrificed their lives fighting the evil hegemony of oppressive British rule."
Tsuda (2010), in particular, utilizes the term "English hegemony" to represent the forceful impacts resulted from the spread and the globalization of English language.
In the 1978 Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and China, Deng Xiaoping told Japanese Foreign Minister Sunao Sonoda that China would never seek hegemony even if it were to become a major power in the future.
In a slightly revised and updated version of his 2013 PhD dissertation at King's College London, Fusaro develops the concept of hegemony at the international level and analyzes it in relation to world market crises, starting from a return to the critical edition of Antonio Gramsci's Quaderni and rooting the analysis in Marx's examination of the capitalist mode of production.
Follow the declaration that neither Japan nor China seeks hegemony in the region, and jointly oppose any other country to establish such hegemony.
Bratislava, SANA-Slovak Parliamentarian, Head of People's Party-Our Slovakia, Marian Kotleba stressed that the war waged against Syria and the conspiracy which has targeted it are due to its standing in the face of the global criminal Zionist regime and preventing it from implementing its schemes of imposing hegemony on the region.
The op-ed is right about the emergence of a multilateral system without American hegemony, occurring well before Donald Trump took power.