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1. the dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others
the hegemony of a single member state is not incompatible with a genuine confederation|to say they have priority is not to say they have complete hegemony|the consolidation of the United States' hegemony over a new international economic system
2. Leadership; preponderant influence or authority; -- usually applied to the relation of a government or state to its neighbors or confederates.