- The state of being dominant; of prime importance; supremacy.
- 2011 September 29, Jon Smith, “Tottenham 3 - 1 Shamrock Rovers”, in BBC Sport:
- But with the lively Dos Santos pulling the strings behind strikers Pavlyuchenko and Defoe, Spurs controlled the first half without finding the breakthrough their dominance deserved.
- 2019, Li Huang, James Lambert, “Another Arrow for the Quiver: A New Methodology for Multilingual Researchers”, in Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, →DOI, page 5:
- Thus approximately 98% of signs contained English, and 93.5% of signs were wholly in English. As far as linguistic landscapes go, this is a case of extreme monolingual dominance in a multilingual setting.
- Being in a position of power, authority or ascendancy over others.
- (physiology) The superior development of or preference for one side of the body or one of a pair of organs; such as being right-handed.
- (biology, genetics) The property of a gene such that it suppresses the expression of its allele.
Derived terms edit
state of being dominant
being in a position over others
superior development or preference for one side of the body or for one of a pair of organs
property of a gene
- Rhymes: -ɑ̃s
dominance f (plural dominances)