Vođenje, urpavaljanje, voćstvo, vrhovno zapovedništvo, nadmoćnost, prevlast, prvenstvo, naročito jedne moćnije države nad ostalim saveznim državama, ili neke jače klase prema drugim klasama.
hegemony / hidʒeməni /
Množina reči hegemony je hegemonies.
ETYM Greek, from hegemon guide, leader, from hegeisthai to go before.
The domination of one state over its allies.
Leadership of one state within a confederacy.
Political dominance of one power over others in a group in which all are supposedly equal. The term was first used for the dominance of Athens over the other Greek city-states, later applied to Prussia within Germany, and, in more recent times, to the US and the USSR with regard to the rest of the world.