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air-superiority

[air-suh-peer-ee-awr-i-tee, -or-, -soo-] /ˈɛər sə pɪər iˌɔr ɪ ti, -ˌɒr-, -sʊ-/
adjective
1.
designating a fighter aircraft built for long patrol capability at high altitudes and supersonic speeds, with air-to-air combat as its principal mission.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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