[ hi-jem-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ hɪˈdʒɛm əˌnɪz əm /
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the policy or practice of hegemony to serve national interests.
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Origin of hegemonism
First recorded in 1960–65; hegemon(y) + -ism
OTHER WORDS FROM hegemonismhe·gem·o·nist, noun, adjectivehe·gem·o·nis·tic, adjectivean·ti·he·gem·o·nism, noun
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