dominate UK US /ˈdɒmɪneɪt/ verb [I or T]
to be more important, powerful, or successful than other people, companies, etc.: »

This is an industry where a few global manufacturers and their brands dominate.


They dominate the market for high-speed internet routers.

to be the largest or most noticeable part of something: »

The dispute is likely to dominate the meeting.

male-/female-dominated »

She is a powerful female figurehead in a very male-dominated industry.

domination noun [U]

the growing domination of electronic media in our lives

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • domination — [ dɔminasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1120; lat. dominatio I ♦ 1 ♦ Action de dominer; autorité souveraine. ⇒ empire, maîtrise, omnipotence, 2. pouvoir, vx prépotence, suprématie. Domination despotique, injuste, tyrannique. ⇒ dictature, joug, oppression,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • domination — DOMINATION. sub. f. Puissance, empire, autorité souveraine. Domination tyrannique, injuste. Vivre sous la domination du Turc. Usurper la domination. Étendre sa domination. Il n y a jamais eu de domination plus dure, plus douce que cellè de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • domination — Domination. s. f. v. Puissance, empire, authorité souveraine. Domination tyrannique, injuste. sous la domination du Turc. usurper la domination. estendre sa domination. il n y a jamais eu de domination plus douce que celle de... Domination est un …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Domination — Dom i*na tion, n. [F. domination, L. dominatio.] 1. The act of dominating; exercise of power in ruling; dominion; supremacy; authority; often, arbitrary or insolent sway. [1913 Webster] In such a people, the haughtiness of domination combines… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Domination — (альбом) Контроль территории тип командной многопользовательской игры, известен под названием domination …   Википедия

  • domination — (n.) late 14c., rule, control, from O.Fr. dominacion (12c.) domination, rule, power, from L. dominationem (nom. dominatio), from pp. stem of dominari to rule, have dominion over, from dominus lord, master, lit. master of the house, from domus… …   Etymology dictionary

  • domination — [däm΄ə nā′shən] n. [ME dominacioun < OFr domination < L dominatio] a dominating or being dominated; rule; control; ascendancy …   English World dictionary

  • Domination — ist ein Teil von BDSM ist ein Spielmodus für Egoshooter Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Domination — (v. lat.), s.u. Dominiren …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • domination — I noun administration, ascendancy, authority, command, control, dictation, dictatorship, dominance, dominion, force, hegemony, hold, influence, jurisdiction, mastery, monopoly, oppression, potency, power, predominance, preponderance, prevalence,… …   Law dictionary

  • domination — [n] control; subjection ascendancy, authority, command, despotism, dictatorship, dominance, dominion, influence, jurisdiction, might, oppression, power, preponderancy, prepotence, prepotency, repression, rule, sovereignty, strings*, subordination …   New thesaurus

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