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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

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

I believe - though I may be wrong, because I'm no expert - that this war is about what most wars are about: hegemony, money, power and oil.
Dustin Hoffman

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

People in the Middle East may consider the U.S. an evil hegemony that has tainted their culture, but when I look at the growth of racial and ethnic tolerance and understanding in my generation in the U.S., and see those sentiments make it around the world, it makes me feel proud.
Aloe Blacc

Washington sees the various local and national conflicts in the Middle East as part of a battle for regional hegemony between the U.S. and Iran.
Stephen Kinzer
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Hegemony Translations

hegemony in German is Vorherrschaft, Hegemonie
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