supremacy

[suh-prem-uh-see, soo-]

noun

the state of being supreme.
supreme authority or power.

Nearby words

  1. supravergence,
  2. supraversion,
  3. supravital,
  4. supravital stain,
  5. supremacist,
  6. suprematism,
  7. supreme,
  8. supreme being,
  9. supreme commander,
  10. supreme court

Origin of supremacy

First recorded in 1540–50; supreme1 + -acy

Related formspre·su·prem·a·cy, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for supremacy

supremacy

noun

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

supremacy

n.

1540s, from supreme + -acy.

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