supremacy

noun
ADJECTIVE
absolute, total
unchallenged
global, world
air, military, naval
male, white
economic, political
racial
judicial (AmE, law)
VERB + SUPREMACY
enjoy (esp. BrE), have

a period when the British enjoyed supremacy in international trade

lose
battle for, fight for, struggle for, vie for
assert, establish, gain
acknowledge, uphold

to uphold the supremacy of the country's own laws

give sb/sth

Coal gave the region industrial supremacy.

maintain
challenge
PREPOSITION
supremacy in

the battle for supremacy in the world economic markets

supremacy of

the supremacy of international law

supremacy over

By the end of the war, the warlord had established total supremacy over all his rivals.

supremacy within

factions fighting for supremacy within the Church

PHRASES
a battle for supremacy, a fight for supremacy, a struggle for supremacy
a challenge to sb/sth's supremacy, a threat to sb/sth's supremacy
a symbol of supremacy

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  • supremacy — supremacy, ascendancy denote the position of being first (as in rank, power, or influence). Supremacy implies superiority over all others (as in utility, in quality, in efficiency, in desirability, or in prestige) {in the Sahara, the automobile… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • supremacy — I noun ascendancy, authority, championship, chieftaincy, command, control, direction, dominatio, domination, dominion, governance, headship, highest position, importance, influence, leadership, lordship, management, masterdom, mastership, mastery …   Law dictionary

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  • supremacy — [n] total domination absolute rule, ascendancy, authority, command, control, dominance, dominion, driver’s seat*, paramountcy, power, predominance, preeminence, preponderance, prepotence, primacy, principality, sovereignty, superiority, supreme… …   New thesaurus

  • supremacy — ► NOUN ▪ the state or condition of being superior to all others in authority, power, or status …   English terms dictionary

  • supremacy — [səprem′ə sē; ] also [sooprem′ə sē, so͞oprem′ə sē] n. pl. supremacies [< SUPREME + ACY] 1. the quality or state of being supreme 2. supreme power or authority …   English World dictionary

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