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chauvinistic

adjective
     
chau‧vi‧nis‧tic
1 having the belief that your own country or race is better or more important than any other:
a chauvinistic dislike of foreigners
2 having the belief that your own sex is better, or more important than the other sex, especially if you are a man
chauvinistically adverb

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