supremacy noun

ADJ. total, unchallenged | world | air, military, naval | economic, political | male

VERB + SUPREMACY enjoy, have a period when the British enjoyed supremacy in international trade | lose | battle for, fight for, struggle for | assert, establish | proclaim | acknowledge, uphold to uphold the supremacy of the country's own laws | give sb/sth Coal gave the region industrial supremacy. | maintain | challenge

PREP. ~ in the battle for supremacy in the world economic markets | ~ over By the end of the war, the prince had established total supremacy over all his rivals. | ~ within factions fighting for supremacy within the Church

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