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dominance

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1 controlling power or influence over others
  • although Napoléon had achieved dominance over the European continent, Great Britain still ruled the waves

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2 the fact or state of being above others in rank or importance
  • the university was recognized for its dominance in the field of ancient Greek history

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The first known use of dominance was in 1819

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“Dominance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dominance. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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