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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hegemony mean? 

  The noun HEGEMONY has 1 sense:

1. the dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others

  Familiarity information: HEGEMONY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1hegemony [BACK TO TOP]


The dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Context 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

Hypernyms ("hegemony" is a kind of...):

form of government; political system (the members of a social organization who are in power)

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