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English noun: dominance

1. dominance (attribute) superior development of one side of the body


Broader (hypernym)bodily property

2. dominance (state) the state that exists when one person or group has power over another

SamplesHer apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her.

Synonymsascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, control

Broader (hypernym)condition, status

Narrower (hyponym)absolutism, ascendant, ascendent, despotism, domination, dominion, mastery, monopoly, predominance, predomination, prepotency, regulation, rule, supremacy, tyranny

3. dominance (phenomenon) the organic phenomenon in which one of a pair of alleles present in a genotype is expressed in the phenotype and the other allele of the pair is not

Broader (hypernym)organic phenomenon

Domain categorygenetic science, genetics

4. dominance (attribute) the power or right to give orders or make decisions

SamplesHe has the authority to issue warrants.
Deputies are given authorization to make arrests.
A place of potency in the state.

Synonymsauthorisation, authority, authorization, potency, say-so

Broader (hypernym)control

Narrower (hyponym)carte blanche, command, imperium, lordship, muscle, power of appointment, sovereignty

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