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superiority

noun [U] uk   /suːˌpɪə.riˈɒr.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ˌpɪr.iˈɔːr.ə.t̬i/

superiority noun [U] (BETTER)

C2 the fact that one person or thing is better, stronger, etc. than another: The Australian team soon demonstrated their superiority over the opposition.
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C2 an unpleasant way of behaving that a person has when they think they are better than other people: Her sense of superiority makes her very unpopular.

superiority noun [U] (HIGHER)

the state of being of a higher rank or social position than others
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