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hegemony
(n)
hǝ-JEM-ǝ-nee
Meaning

dominance, especially of one nation over others

1st Sample Sentence

After twenty years of global hegemony following the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States had to accept the rise of other major powers on the world stage.

Root

hegeisthai (to lead, guide) (Greek)

Mnemonics

hegemony:he's got money, so he's domineering in the society and he control others. HUGE+MONEY. countries having huge money always dominate hegemony sounds like he-germany. Germany's hegemony over Belgium was the spark of the WWI hege (to have in punjabi)+ mony (sounds like MONEY). a nation which has money is powerful and wealthy nations always dominate the poorer nations. can b taken as "huge money". if someone has huge money they ll naturally dominate others.

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