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hegemony

noun [U] uk   /hɪˈɡem.ə.ni/ /-ˈdʒem-/ us    /-ˈdʒem-/ /ˈhedʒ.ə.moʊ-/ formal
(especially of countries) the position of being the strongest and most powerful and therefore able to control others: The three nations competed for regional hegemony.
hegemonic
adjective uk   /ˌheɡ.ɪˈmɒn.ɪk/ /ˌhedʒ-/ us    /ˌhedʒ.ɪˈmɑː.nɪk/
Translations of “hegemony”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指國家的)霸權,支配權,領導權…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指国家的)霸权,支配权…
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