Examples of supremacy in a Sentence
the Roman empire had supremacy over the entire Mediterranean world
the supremacy of cashmere among wools accounts for its high price
Recent Examples of supremacy from the Web
Protesters set off on a 118-mile march on Monday to protest white supremacy and the current administration.
As a result, Hezbollah is not just a power unto itself, but is one of the most important instruments in the drive for regional supremacy by its sponsor: Iran.
But they’re also intrigued by how the white supremacy movement is rebranding itself for the 21st century.
But a civilized and peaceful society should be unequivocal in its denunciation and rebuke of the ideology of race supremacy, without hesitation.
Supremacy, discrimination, and vitriol are not American values.
Rallying around a statue of Robert E. Lee is the perfect encapsulation of white supremacy’s history—
Across the Ohio River, several hundred people have gathered at three separate rallies Sunday and Monday to denounce white supremacy and offer prayers and support for the community of Charlottesville.
Don Black, a former Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, started Stormfront, a white supremacy website, in 1995.
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Origin and Etymology of supremacy
First Known Use: 1537See Words from the same year
Synonymsascendance (also ascendence), ascendancy (also ascendency), dominance, domination, dominion, hegemony, imperium, predominance, predominancy, preeminence, reign, sovereignty (also sovranty)
Related Wordsprimacy, superiority; lordship, scepter; arm, authority, choke hold, clutch, command, control, grip, hold, mastery, sway; takeover; direction, jurisdiction, management; clout, might, pull, weight; eminence, importance, moment; prerogative, privilege, right
Near Antonymshelplessness, weakness; impotence, impotency, powerlessness
SUPREMACY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of supremacy for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of having more power, authority, or status than anyone else : the state of being supreme
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