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superiority

noun [U] (BETTER)    /suːˌpɪə.riˈɒr.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ˌpɪr.iˈɔːr.ə.t̬i/
C2 the fact that one person or thing is better , stronger , etc. than another: The Australian team soon demonstrated their superiority over the opposition . → Compare inferiorityExtremely good 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 .Saddening, shocking and upsetting
(Definition of superiority noun (BETTER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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