Hegemonic



[hej-uh-mon-ik] /ˌhɛdʒ əˈmɒn ɪk/

adjective
1.
having , or dominance:
the ruling party’s hegemonic control of all facets of society.
adj.

1650s, from Greek hegemonikos “related to a leader, capable of command,” from hegemon (see hegemony). Earlier in same sense was hegemonical (1610s).

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