supremacy

su|prem|a|cy [ su`preməsi ] noun uncount
a situation in which one person, group, or thing has more power or influence than any other:
the dollar's supremacy on the global foreign exchanges
They need to maintain their technological supremacy.
Rival gangs battled for supremacy.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Supremacy — Su*prem a*cy, n. [Cf. F. supr[ e]matie. See {Supreme}.] The state of being supreme, or in the highest station of power; highest or supreme authority or power; as, the supremacy of a king or a parliament. [1913 Webster] The usurped power of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supremacy — supremacy, ascendancy denote the position of being first (as in rank, power, or influence). Supremacy implies superiority over all others (as in utility, in quality, in efficiency, in desirability, or in prestige) {in the Sahara, the automobile… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Supremacy — can refer to:* Supremacism, a philosophy that one is superior to others, so dominate, control or rule those who do not * A 1940 military themed variant of Monopoly * , a 1984 strategic board game * (called Overlord in USA), a computer game by… …   Wikipedia

  • Supremacy — Студийный альбом Hatebreed Дата выпуска …   Википедия

  • Supremacy — álbum de estudio de Hatebreed Publicación 29 de Agosto, 2006 Género(s) Metalcore, groove metal, hardcore punk Duración 36:23 …   Wikipedia Español

  • supremacy — I noun ascendancy, authority, championship, chieftaincy, command, control, direction, dominatio, domination, dominion, governance, headship, highest position, importance, influence, leadership, lordship, management, masterdom, mastership, mastery …   Law dictionary

  • supremacy — 1540s, from SUPREME (Cf. supreme) + ACY (Cf. acy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • supremacy — [n] total domination absolute rule, ascendancy, authority, command, control, dominance, dominion, driver’s seat*, paramountcy, power, predominance, preeminence, preponderance, prepotence, primacy, principality, sovereignty, superiority, supreme… …   New thesaurus

  • supremacy — ► NOUN ▪ the state or condition of being superior to all others in authority, power, or status …   English terms dictionary

  • supremacy — [səprem′ə sē; ] also [sooprem′ə sē, so͞oprem′ə sē] n. pl. supremacies [< SUPREME + ACY] 1. the quality or state of being supreme 2. supreme power or authority …   English World dictionary

  • supremacy — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, total ▪ unchallenged ▪ global, world ▪ air, military, naval …   Collocations dictionary


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