[hej-uh-mon-ik] /ˌhɛdʒ əˈmɒn ɪk/
having , or dominance:
the ruling party’s hegemonic control of all facets of society.
[hi-jem-uh-nee, hej-uh-moh-nee] /hɪˈdʒɛm ə ni, ˈhɛdʒ əˌmoʊ ni/
noun, plural hegemonies.
leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over others, as in a confederation.
(especially among smaller nations) aggression or expansionism by large nations in an effort to achieve world domination.
noun (pl) -nies
ascendancy or domination of one power or state within a league, confederation, etc, or of one social class over others
1650s, from Greek hegemonikos “related to a leader, capable of command,” from hegemon (see hegemony). Earlier in same sense was hegemonical (1610s).
1560s, from Greek hegemonia “leadership, a leading the way, a going first;” also “the authority or sovereignty of one city-state over a number of others,” as Athens in Attica, Thebes in Boeotia; from hegemon “leader,” from hegeisthai “to lead,” perhaps originally “to track down,” from PIE *sag-eyo-, from root *sag- “to seek out, track down, trace” (see seek). Originally of predominance of one city state or another in Greek history; in reference to modern situations from 1860, at first of Prussia in relation to other German states.
[hi-jem-uh-niz-uh m] /hɪˈdʒɛm əˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. the policy or practice of to serve national interests. n. “one who advocates a political policy of hegemony,” 1898, from hegemony + -ist. n. 1965, in reference to a policy of political domination, on model of imperialism; see hegemony + -ism.
[hi-jem-uh-niz-uh m] /hɪˈdʒɛm əˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. the policy or practice of to serve national interests. n. 1965, in reference to a policy of political domination, on model of imperialism; see hegemony + -ism.
[hi-jahy-ruh, hej-er-uh] /hɪˈdʒaɪ rə, ˈhɛdʒ ər ə/ noun 1. Islam. . 2. (lowercase). Also, hejira. any flight or journey to a more desirable or congenial place. /ˈhɛdʒɪrə/ noun 1. the departure of Mohammed from Mecca to Medina in 622 ad; the starting point of the Muslim era 2. the Muslim era itself See also AH […]
[hi-gyoo-muh n] /hɪˈgyu mən/ noun, Eastern Church. 1. the head of a monastery. /hɪˈɡjuːmɛn/ noun 1. the head of a monastery of the Eastern Church