Entry from US English dictionary
The belief that white people are superior to those of all other races, especially the black race, and should therefore dominate society.
- The cry for war is the cry for domination, white supremacy and death.
- During the revolution black slave labour was introduced into capitalist enterprises in British colonies, the slave trade was established, as was the belief in white supremacy.
- In the face of Nazi white supremacy, a black athlete demonstrates the ridiculousness of the creed.
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Syllabification: white su·prem·a·cy
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