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Any side enjoying the superiority outlined here would expect to win. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It took many years before white society could count on military superiority or confident control over productive resources. Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994)No team in any sport is going to fail to take advantage of a superiority to turn it into a hegemony. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They certainly had overwhelming numerical superiority. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We now have gained air superiority. The Sun (2011)Students already have a superiority complex. The Sun (2011)We are not accustomed to the overwhelming superiority of the England cricket team. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The wall failed because of Allied air superiority. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This kind of superiority complex isn't ethnically or religiously exclusive. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it's possible the second was demoralised by exposure to overwhelming superiority. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Local air superiority was essential, but could not be guaranteed. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)For reasons completely divorced from reality, they have an inbuilt superiority complex. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It gives them an air of superiority that makes them seem impervious to other people's feelings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It can be seen as an air of superiority, of being cold and arrogant. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The game opened up and the home side 's superiority shone through against a club in a precarious league position. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It does not help that England have lost the air of superiority that they once boasted in the northern hemisphere. Times, Sunday Times (2014)England's superiority complex lives on. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I argued that what drives people away the most is a mixture of an intellectual inferiority complex with a moral superiority complex. Christianity Today (2000)No sooner has he established his superiority over one mile than he is challenged to do so over half as far again in the Derby. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is France's one area of superiority. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Thanks to the Russian weapons that have been pouring in, the regime has an obvious military superiority. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The US admiral's impulsive behaviour reflected the mood of a navy which had grown accustomed to overwhelming superiority. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)
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British English: superiority NOUN
If one side in a war or conflict has superiority, it has an advantage over its enemy, for example because it has more soldiers or better equipment.
The country will need a three-to-one superiority in forces to be sure of a successful attack.
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