Ruling or dominant in a political or social context: the bourgeoisie constituted the hegemonic class
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- It is related to domestic political considerations and the hegemonic position of Western powers.
- All statements and accounts of the world disguise hegemonic power relations and dominant discourses.
- Invariably in the process the culture of dominant groups emerge as hegemonic in nature.
Mid 17th century: from Greek hēgemonikos 'capable of commanding', from hēgemōn 'leader'.
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