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Definition of superiority noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//səˌpɪriˈɑrət̮i//
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  1. 1superiority (in something) superiority (to/over something/somebody) the state or quality of being better, more skillful, more powerful, greater, etc. than others the superiority of this operating system to have naval/air superiority (= more ships/planes than the enemy)
  2. 2behavior that shows that you think you are better than other people an air of superiority opposite inferiority
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