Supremacy vs Supremacism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between supremacy and supremacism

is that supremacy is the quality of being supreme while supremacism is the belief that a particular race, religion, gender, or culture is superior to others, such that those who identify with it are entitled to dominate, control, or rule those who do not.

supremacy

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The quality of being supreme.
  • Power over all others.
  • When used with a designation for a particular group, the assertion that the group in question is superior to or should rule over others.
  • supremacism

    Noun

  • The belief that a particular race, religion, gender, or culture is superior to others, such that those who identify with it are entitled to dominate, control, or rule those who do not.