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Hegemony GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

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Hegemony GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/hɪˈgem.ə.ni/ (noun)

Definition

the domination of a group over its peers, leadership, supremacy, dominance, domination, mastery, sovereignty, authority, dominion, control, power, potency

Example

Germany: Hegemonic Power and Economic Gain?

German economic power in Europe is uncontested. What is contested are its effects on Germany’s neighbors. Accompanying the obvious benefits that accrue to Europe from German economic might are also potential disadvantages, particularly that of dependence. Data on Germany’s relationship with countries in both East and West Europe shed light on this issue. This study suggests that the benefits outweigh any associated costs, thus rendering Germany a benign hegemon.

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Antonyms

inferiority, subordination, mediocrity

Parts of speech

Adjective: hegemonic

Noun: hegemonism

Noun: hegemonist

Noun: hegemon

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