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- adj. Of or pertaining to hegemony
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Leading; controlling; ruling; predominant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Ruling; predominant: principal.
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It's as if the ISG glued blinders to their collective head, ignoring the fact that both Iran and Syria are engaging in hegemonic actions to control Iraq; that either of these countries will only support the parts of the ISG that assist in the achievement of their goals, and that they will tell us anything while they do whatever the hell they want, because they do not fear us.
While the patriarchal family was the ideal in hegemonic discourse, there was a significant gap between this rhetoric and the reality of power relations within plebeian families in the area.
They are part of what we'd call hegemonic society ...
Washington has been openly hostile to any resurgence of military power in European, no matter how unlikely that might be, on the basis of what political scientists call hegemonic stability theory.
Greenberg said the Conservatives failed to emerge as a "hegemonic" party.
A post-assimilative society is one in which the liberal democracts, Canadians, are borne into a kind of hegemonic thirst for preservation, where none existed before the advent of progressivism.
What particularly strikes me about Taha Abdul-Basser's remark is not his endorsement of the traditional Islamic death sentence for people who convert out of Islam, but his combining that endorsement with criticism of "hegemonic" human rights discourse!
From my experience, that kind of hegemonic treatment is routine in the agency world, and the way business is done in Hollywood.
I think his general view is that peasants and other under-class agents are more clear-eyed than the "hegemonic" approach would suggest about the nature of the exploitation and domination that surrounds them.
Hence, the invasions of the Middle East for oil, the building of U.S. military bases throughout Eurasia and the soft underbelly of Russia, and the ever sought after control of the Persian Gulf are all designed as a geopolitical strategy to reinforce the American Empire against all possible contenders for its dominant or "hegemonic" position.