Definition of hegemonize in English:

hegemonize

Syllabification: he·gem·o·nize
Pronunciation: /həˈjeməˌnīz
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Subject (a population, region, process, etc.) to a dominant political or social power: globalization hegemonizes and controls the urban as well as rural poor Britain’s rulers were quite prepared to aim at hegemonizing the Americas [no object]: colonialism sought to hegemonize through a process of acculturation
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    • The vested interest groups brainwash and hegemonize mass consciousness in the name of their parties or religion to keep them dormant/depoliticized.
    • Liberal persuasion is nothing but a distorted communication and acceptance of the views of those who have the power to hegemonize in the realm of knowledge/power.
    • Unfortunately, the party that has hegemonised the left vote for almost a century in America has nothing to offer on these issues.

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