hegemonic

[ hej-uh-mon-ik ]
/ ˌhɛdʒ əˈmɒn ɪk /
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adjective

having hegemony, or dominance: the ruling party's hegemonic control of all facets of society.

Nearby words

  1. hegel, georg wilhelm friedrich,
  2. hegelian,
  3. hegelian dialectic,
  4. hegelianism,
  5. hegemon,
  6. hegemonism,
  7. hegemonist,
  8. hegemony,
  9. hegglin's anomaly,
  10. hegira

Sometimes heg·e·mon·i·cal.

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Word Origin and History for hegemonic

hegemonic

adj.

1650s, from Greek hegemonikos "related to a leader, capable of command," from hegemon (see hegemony). Earlier in same sense was hegemonical (1610s).

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