Complete Definition of "hegemony"

was wotd|2007|February|17
English

Etymology
From AGr. polytonic|ἡγεμονία (hÄgemonia) "supremacy"

Pronunciation
italbrac|RP IPA|/hɪËgÉm.É.ni/ or /hɪËdÊÉm.É.ni/
italbrac|US IPA|/hÉËdÊÉm.É.ni/ or /'hÉdÊ.É.moÊ.ni/
audio|en-us-hegemony.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun|hegemon|ies
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  1. formal Domination, influence, or authority over another, especially by one political group over a society or by one nation over others (e.g.: internationally among nation-states, and regionally over social classes, between languages or even culture).

#: The two political parties battled viciously for hegemony.

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L3+ (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Translations)
trans-top|domination, influence, or authority over another
Czech: nadvláda f, hegemonie f
Dutch: hegemonie f
Finnish: hegemonia
German: Hegemonie f
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Japanese: ãã²ã¢ãã¼ (hegemonÄ«)
Polish: hegemonia f
Serbian: nadvlada f
Spanish: hegemonía f
Swedish: hegemoni c
Turkish: hegemonya
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Derived terms
hegemonic
hegemonism
hegemonist

Category:Greek derivations

ko:hegemony
io:hegemony
ru:hegemony
fi:hegemony
vi:hegemony
tr:hegemony
zh:hegemony

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