The state or condition of being superior to all others in authority, power, or status: the supremacy of the king
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- Naval supremacy allows a power to increase the efficiency of its resources in a number of ways.
- It is not a battle for territorial domination, ideological supremacy or economic hegemony.
- The global ascendancy and supremacy of the West is crucial for understanding IR even today.
ascendancy, predominance, primacy, dominion, hegemony, authority, mastery, control, power, sway, rule, sovereignty, lordship, leadership, influence
rare predomination, paramountcy, prepotence, prepotency, prepollency
dominance, superiority, pre-eminence, ascendancy, advantage;
the upper hand, the whip hand, the edge;
incomparability, inimitability, matchlessness, peerlessness, greatness, distinction
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