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Definition of Hegemony

Hegemony

  1. Leadership; preponderant influence or authority; -- usually applied to the relation of a government or state to its neighbors or confederates.

Hegemony Quotations

My instincts are always against people who want to fasten some sort of hegemony onto things.
Clifford Geertz

Show me one dictatorship in the world that has not been supported by the United States government or some European governments. It almost doesn't exist. I think a dictatorship and hegemony are part of the same phenomenon.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony.
Noam Chomsky

The United States came out of the 1990s, if anything, in an even greater position of hegemony and preeminence than it was at the beginning of the 1990s.
John Lewis Gaddis

The truth is that the free movement of goods, people, and money that developed under British hegemony between 1870 and 1913 - the first episode of globalization - was made possible, in large part, by military might rather than market forces.
Ha-Joon Chang
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Hegemony Translations

hegemony in German is Vorherrschaft, Hegemonie
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