• IPA: /suˈpɹɛməsi/

supremacy (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being supreme.
  2. Power over all others.
  3. (in combination) The ideology that a specified group is superior to others or should have supreme power over them.
    white supremacy
    • 2004, Andrew Michael Manis, Macon Black and White: An Unutterable Separation in the American Century, Mercer University Press (ISBN 9780865549586), page 139:
      Fighting a war against Hitler's Nazi ideology, with its doctrine of Aryan supremacy and its "final solution" to protect against an "inferior people," accentuated the final irony of an America fighting a racist ideology while trying to keep its own racist ideology intact.
Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: supremacia
  • Russian: превосхо́дство
  • Spanish: supremacía

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.003
Offline English dictionary