sphere of influence

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noun,plural spheres of influence.
  1. any area in which one nation wields dominant power over another or others.

Origin of sphere of influence

First recorded in 1880–85

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British Dictionary definitions for sphere of influence

sphere of influence

  1. a region of the world in which one state is dominant

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