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dominātiō f (genitive dominātiōnis); third declension

  1. rule, dominion
  2. mastery, power
  3. domination
  4. domain
  5. despotism


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dominātiō dominātiōnēs
genitive dominātiōnis dominātiōnum
dative dominātiōnī dominātiōnibus
accusative dominātiōnem dominātiōnēs
ablative dominātiōne dominātiōnibus
vocative dominātiō dominātiōnēs



  • dominatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dominatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “dominatio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • dominatio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • oligarchy: paucorum dominatio or potentia
    • despotic, tyrannous rule: dominatio impotens
    • to destroy a despotism, tyranny: dominationem or dominatum refringere
    • to deliver the state from a tyranny: rem publicam in libertatem vindicare a or ex dominatione