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supremacy

[suh-prem-uh-see, soo-]
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noun
  1. the state of being supreme.
  2. supreme authority or power.
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Origin of supremacy

First recorded in 1540–50; supreme1 + -acy
Related formspre·su·prem·a·cy, noun
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Related Words for supremacy

primacy, sovereignty, superiority, dominance, preeminence, control, preponderance, power, predominance, authority, command, dominion, sway, ascendancy, paramountcy, principality, transcendence

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British Dictionary definitions for supremacy

supremacy

noun
  1. supreme power; authority
  2. the quality or condition of being supreme
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Word Origin and History for supremacy

n.

1540s, from supreme + -acy.

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