sphere of influence


noun, plural spheres of influence.

any area in which one nation wields dominant power over another or others.

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Origin of sphere of influence

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for sphere of influence

sphere of influence

noun

a region of the world in which one state is dominant
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