supremacy

[ suh-prem-uh-see, soo- ]
/ səˈprɛm ə si, sʊ- /

noun

the state of being supreme.
supreme authority or power.

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Origin of supremacy

First recorded in 1540–50; supreme1 + -acy

OTHER WORDS FROM supremacy

pre·su·prem·a·cy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for supremacy

supremacy
/ (sʊˈprɛməsɪ, sjʊ-) /

noun

supreme power; authority
the quality or condition of being supreme
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