dominance


dominance

noun

Definition of DOMINANCE

1
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)
2
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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