Definition of supremacy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//suːˈpreməsi//
, also BrE//sjuːˈpreməsi//
; NAmE NAmE//suːˈpreməsi//
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a position in which you have more power, authority or status than anyone else the battle for supremacy in the region the dangerous notion of white supremacy (= that white races are better than others and should control them) supremacy over somebody/something The company has established total supremacy over its rivals.Extra examples By the end of the war, the warlord had established total supremacy over all his rivals. Coal gave the region industrial supremacy. a period when the British enjoyed supremacy in international trade factions fighting for supremacy within the Church the battle for supremacy in the world economic markets the supremacy of international law to uphold the supremacy of the country’s own laws
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