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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French superiorite, from Medieval Latin superioritas, from Latin superior.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsʊu.pɪə(ɹ)ˌi.ɒ.ɹɪ.ti/
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  • Rhymes: -ɒɹɪti

NounEdit

superiority (countable and uncountable, plural superiorities)

  1. The state of being superior.
    Many US colleges want to achieve football superiority.
    To affirm racial identity is not to claim superiority. ― Henry Makow
    • 2012 April 15, Phil McNulty, “Tottenham 1-5 Chelsea”, in BBC[1]:
      Chelsea will point to that victory margin as confirmation of their superiority - but Spurs will complain their hopes of turning the game around were damaged fatally by Atkinson's decision.

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