Definition of DOMINANCE

controlling power or influence over others <although Napoléon had achieved dominance over the European continent, Great Britain still ruled the waves>
Synonyms ascendance (also ascendence), ascendancy (also ascendency), dominance, domination, dominion, hegemony, imperium, predominance, predominancy, preeminence, reign, sovereignty (also sovranty)
the fact or state of being above others in rank or importance <the professor's dominance in the field of ancient Greek history>

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