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domination

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From Middle English domynacion, from Old French dominaciun, from Latin dominātiō (rule, dominion), from dominor (domineer; rule); see dominate.

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domination (plural dominations)

  1. The act of dominating; exercise of power in ruling; dominion; supremacy; authority, often when arbitrary or insolent.
    • Burke
      In such a people, the haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit of freedom.
  2. A ruling party; a party in power.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burke to this entry?)
  3. A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy.
    • Milton
      Thrones, dominations, princedoms, virtues, powers.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin dominātiō (rule, dominion), from dominor (domineer; rule).

NounEdit

domination f (plural dominations)

  1. domination

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