hegemonism

[ hi-jem-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ hɪˈdʒɛm əˌnɪz əm /

noun

the policy or practice of hegemony to serve national interests.

Origin of hegemonism

First recorded in 1960–65; hegemon(y) + -ism

Related forms

he·gem·o·nist, noun, adjectivehe·gem·o·nis·tic, adjectivean·ti·he·gem·o·nism, noun
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