hegemon

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἡγεμών (hēgemṓn, a leader, guide, commander, chief), from ἡγέομαι (hēgéomai, to lead).

Pronunciation[edit]

(US) IPA(key): /'hɛ.dʒɛ.mən/

Noun[edit]

hegemon (plural hegemons)

  1. A dominating leader, or force.

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