Definition of hegemony noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hegemony

 noun
noun
NAmE//hɪˈdʒɛməni//
 
, NAmE//ˈhɛdʒəˌmoʊni//
 
[uncountable, countable](pl. hegemonies)(formal)
 
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control by one country, organization, etc. over other countries, etc. within a particular group the country's continuing desire for political and military hegemony the long-time hegemony of French cuisine
NAmE//ˌhɛdʒəˈmɑnɪk//
 
adjective hegemonic control
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