VCR Lesson 4 Presentation

Bryan Culler

Guess the Word

At the signing of the treaty, the victorious country demanded full ________ over the defeated country.




























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Definition

Hegemony:

n. Dominance, especially of one political body over another.

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Pronunciation

How To Pronounce Hegemony

Forms

Adjective: Hegemonic

Roots

hegaisthai (G.) "to lead"

Synonyms

Dominion

Control

Power

Antonyms

No direct antonyms

-powerlessness

Not having dominance over something

Practice

Choose the sentences where the word in bold is used incorrectly:


1. The blue team hegemonated the red team in the ultimate dodge-ball tournament showdown.


2. The king achieved hegemony over the country.


3. The country finally achieved hegemonic status under the winner after the war.