Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Leadership or dominance, especially by one country or social group over others.‘Germany was united under Prussian hegemony after 1871’
leadership, dominance, dominion, supremacy, ascendancy, predominance, primacy, authority, mastery, control, power, sway, rule, sovereigntyView synonyms
- ‘Yet, while imperialism has generally withered, other forms of domination or hegemony have arisen.’
- ‘It has been a strong supporter of United States hegemony, and therefore also of the NATO alliance.’
- ‘Will Europe ever get a clue, or will they just kowtow to U.S. hegemony?’
- ‘Under this strategy they are going to bring the whole world under their hegemony.’
- ‘In the east, the seventh-century crisis similarly undermined aristocratic hegemony.’
- ‘In its early years it was seen by the Soviet Union as an instrument of Western hegemony.’
- ‘For Marxists, US hegemony was a specific phase of capitalist expansion in the post-war era.’
- ‘On the military level, it is much more difficult for Europe to challenge American hegemony.’
- ‘The ruling classes in Europe and Japan are far less willing to accept US hegemony.’
- ‘American hegemony in defence will, however, remain unchallenged for as long ahead as can be contemplated.’
- ‘Nevertheless its defeat was a massive blow to US hegemony in the region.’
- ‘It is not a battle for territorial domination, ideological supremacy or economic hegemony.’
- ‘US military hegemony is no longer underwritten by equivalent global economic supremacy.’
- ‘In the power politics of this struggle for hegemony, the new cold war is not much different from the old cold war.’
- ‘At a cultural level, there are signs that the bourgeois hegemony is being challenged by our taste for the tasteless.’
- ‘Driven by its economic crisis, it is attempting to reorganise the globe under its hegemony.’
- ‘The almighty dollar, which at one time served as a tool of hegemony, is not as viable a tool at present.’
- ‘The problem for the ruling class is how to reassert such hegemony.’
- ‘It has no basis in anything other than the social reality its hegemony constructs.’
- ‘It is striking how exactly this coincided with the end of the world hegemony of British imperialism.’
Mid 16th century: from Greek hēgemonia, from hēgemōn ‘leader’, from hēgeisthai ‘to lead’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.