superiority


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the quality of being at a competitive advantage

displaying a sense of being better than others

the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits

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I was especially struck by the physical strength and beauty which they displayed, by their great superiority in these respects over the inhabitants of the neighbouring bay of Nukuheva, and by the singular contrasts they presented among themselves in their various shades of complexion.
Their great superiority over all other Polynesians cannot fail to attract the notice of those who visit the principal groups in the Pacific.
Among them Mehevi moved with an easy air of superiority which was not to be mistaken; and he whom I had only looked at as the hospitable host of the Ti, and one of the military leaders of the tribe, now assumed in my eyes the dignity of royal station.
Should it be asked, what is to be the redress for an insurrection pervading all the States, and comprising a superiority of the entire force, though not a constitutional right?
But still I acknowledge that I am perplexed when I hear the voices of Thrasymachus and myriads of others dinning in my ears; and, on the other hand, I have never yet heard the superiority of justice to injustice maintained by any one in a satisfactory way.
No, child, it was envy, the worst and most rancorous kind of envy, the envy of superiority of understanding.
The fact is, once for all, I don't wish to treat you like an inferior: that is" (correcting himself), "I claim only such superiority as must result from twenty years' difference in age and a century's advance in experience.
I don't think, sir, you have a right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the world than I have; your claim to superiority depends on the use you have made of your time and experience.
Leaving superiority out of the question, then, you must still agree to receive my orders now and then, without being piqued or hurt by the tone of command.
In Missouri a recognized superiority attached to any person who hailed from Old Virginia; and this superiority was exalted to supremacy when a person of such nativity could also prove descent from the First Families of that great commonwealth.
Having laid the foundation of what an air superiority fighter does and how it can contribute to the operational goals of the DOD transformation, it is now appropriate to identify requirements such a fighter must meet to be relevant in the twenty-first century.
Brush Like A Dentist," which appears at the conclusion of the ad and will be used as a creative umbrella for all Oral B power and manual toothbrushes, the marketing effort is designed to highlight the brand's technological innovation, clinical superiority and equity with dentists through high-tech imagery of Oral B dental experts in laboratory settings with the products.
The analyst adds that although ALXN1210 did not meet statistical superiority across any single endpoint, the consistent trends suggesting numerical superiority across all endpoints and a very narrow miss on superiority for breakthrough hemolysis support that the drug not only offers increased convenience and quality of life by reducing transfusion frequency but also potentially offers improved efficacy.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Israel's different plots and scenarios to assassinate Hezbollah's Secretary-General Seyed Hassan Nasrallah in the past 26 years have all failed because of Hezbollah's intelligence superiority, a leading Arab newspaper said.
The concept of pareto superiority plays a central role in ethics, economics, and law.