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noun as in dominion

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In reply, Colby notes that all those conflicts arose before the nuclear age and points out that the Soviet Union and America conducted a largely peaceful struggle for global hegemony precisely because they knew all-out war would destroy them both.

Leading analysts such as Harvard’s Graham Allison argue that the vast majority of historical struggles among states for global hegemony have ended in devastating wars.

Back in the countercultural heyday of the 1960s, the molecular biologist Gunther Stent suggested that this process would happen through “global hegemony of beat attitudes.”

On the other hand, if they are conscious, we should welcome the prospect of their future hegemony.

Washington must not permit China to gain regional hegemony over its neighbors nor allow it to establish exclusionary or discriminatory trade blocs.

People sent her bits of information as a way for them to resist the hegemony of the cartels.

The BRICS Bank looks, for all its founding rhetoric, like a platform for Chinese hegemony instead.

The schism in Wisconsin was the first crack in the Republican Party's hegemony.

The voting-rights issue in Mississippi was about control of the political machinery and about the “tradition” of white hegemony.

After Japan invaded the Korean Peninsula in 1905, the conquerors sought to co-opt local pride to reinforce Japanese hegemony.

Why he appropriated for Italy the revolutionary hegemony, he would have found it difficult to give a convincing reason.

In reality it was far more, because it gave the hegemony of continental Europe to Prussia.

The Athenian “hegemony” in its earlier and later phases had an important financial side.

And it seemed that only a short ladder lay between the preparation room and the Anglo-Saxon hegemony of the globe.

She aimed at overthrowing the present status quo in the Balkans, and establishing her own hegemony there.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hegemony, such as: authority, command, leadership, power, and predominance.

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