Examples of domination in a Sentence
auction houses battling for domination in the high-end art market
the Spanish domination of the Americas in the 16th century
Recent Examples of domination from the Web
The bigs combined for 44 points and utter domination on the glass.
That domination only increased after the global financial crisis in 2008, when new banking rules made U.S. banks less willing to expand their balance sheets and extend funding in currency swap markets, especially in December.
Their Christian faith calls into question the Religious Right’s domination of our public imagination.
The Guardiola aspect comes with domination of possession, but efficient use, taking no more than two to three seconds to move the ball between the thirds at pace, with purpose.
Returning home for the first time in more than a month, the Lions (10-13-8, 38 points) thrilled fans with a 6-1 domination of the New England Revolution (11-15-5, 38 points) Wednesday night at Orlando City Stadium.
This distribution of labor and flexibility lead to an Android explosion, and Google's domination of the global market share.
The mosaic that slowly emerged from the earth is part of a Roman villa, thought to date from 380 A.D., toward the end of the period of Roman domination of England.
Unless the endgame of the Night King really is just total domination, this seems as good a theory as any to explain his actions.
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When Should You Use domination?
Domination may sound like something that's achieved by military force. The total domination of Europe, for example, has never been achieved: The Roman empire could never fully dominate the northern Germanic tribes; Napoleon couldn't conquer Spain; and although Adolf Hitler was briefly dominant over most of the continent, he never managed to overpower England. But the word's earliest appearances don't necessarily involve physical force; Chaucer, for instance, speaks of a mind's domination by strong drink. So we may observe that a great tennis player has continued his domination of the world's courts this season, or that the domination of popular music by rock and roll was obvious by the end of the 1950s.
First Known Use of domination
Synonymsascendance (also ascendence), ascendancy (also ascendency), dominance, supremacy, dominion, hegemony, imperium, predominance, predominancy, preeminence, reign, sovereignty (also sovranty)
Related Wordsprimacy, superiority; lordship, scepter; arm, authority, choke hold, clutch, command, control, grip, hold, mastery, sway; takeover; direction, jurisdiction, management; clout, might, pull, weight; eminence, importance, moment; prerogative, privilege, right
Near Antonymshelplessness, weakness; impotence, impotency, powerlessness
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